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SLO County declares local emergency due to winter storm

Posted at 3:56 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 02:29:17-05

San Luis Obispo County emergency officials on Thursday issued a local emergency proclamation due to the effects of last week's winter storm.

January 2021 Winter Storm Local Proclamation of Emergency

Among the effects of the storm include flooded andpothole-riddled roads and debris flow from the Avile Fire burn scars.

The County says this proclamations streamlines the approval for additional help and resources to resolve the issue.

Right now, the County is putting together a report of damage throughout the area. Residents can submit a report online.

On Jan.29, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation for Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties.