Press Releases

November Modjeska Canyon Rain Event Update

ORANGE COUNTY OPERATIONAL AREA
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

PRESS RELEASE # 7
Date: November 30, 2007
Time: 2045

 NOVEMBER MODJESKA CANYON RAIN EVENT UPDATE

The mandatory evacuation order for Modjeska Canyon was lifted at 2030 hours but voluntary evacuation status remains in effect. Modjeska Canyon is open only to residents. Voluntary evacuation status is also in effect for Silverado Canyon. There are no restrictions remaining in effect for Williams or Trabuco Canyons. Residents are cautioned to drive carefully due to fog, darkness, wet roads and mud and debris on the roadway.

The Orange County Fairgrounds was deactivated at 1830 hours as a care center for livestock evacuated from mudslide danger areas.

The Red Cross emergency shelter at El Modena High School, 3920 East Spring Street, Orange, remains open for residents.