Governor Proclaims Emergency for October 2021 Storms

Governor Gavin Newsom issued a state of emergency this week for 16 counties impacted by severe weather in October 2021 that caused widespread damage to roads and other infrastructure. The counties include Amador, Butte, Contra Costa, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, Placer, Plumas, San Francisco, Solano, Sonoma, and Trinity.

The proclamation also directs Caltrans to request immediate federal assistance for highway repairs or reconstruction. Additional information is available here.