Alerts & Notices

for College of San Mateo, Cañada College and Skyline College

Inclement Weather Update #2: Level 5 Storm Impact Scale

Wednesday’s incoming strong atmospheric river is the first Level 5 in the history of the ABC7 Storm Impact Scale. The NWS is saying this system will cause widespread flooding and damage. Expect two rounds of the Level 5 storm beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, January 4. Please see details below:

First Round: Warm Front

  • Expected Arrival Time: Between 5am – 10am
  • Expected Damages: Areas of moderate/heavy rain expected

Second Round: Cold Front

  • Expected Arrival Time: Between 2pm – 9pm
  • Expected Damages: Highest flood threat & damaging wind gusts of 50mph – 60mph+


Instructions: You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to act should flooding develop.

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