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Storm/Flood Updates

As classes begin for spring semester, students, faculty and staff are urged to check your route to university sites for road closures and areas impacted by flooding. Merced County's Perimeter app is a good resource for real-time updates.

Stay informed during campus-related emergencies by signing up for UCMAlert. You also can sign up for County of Merced emergency alerts.

Weather Updates

8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17

  • The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Merced County effective through 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

  • The City of Merced is posting updates and resources here; Merced County is posting updates here. Use the Perimeter app for updates on evacuations and warnings in Merced County. The county has created a flood hotline: (209) 385-7563.

  • The UC Merced Police Department is leading a drive for canned food and other items for the flood-damaged community of Planada. Donations are being accepted 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Friday, Jan. 20. Please complete this form before bringing your donation.
  • The forecast for the Merced area calls for a slight chance of rain and showers Wednesday. Dense to patchy fog is expected at times through Thursday.