UPDATED: City of Burbank Gives Storm Update, Evacuations

By On March 21, 2018

Release from the City of Burbank regarding the current storm:

The following is a storm update as of Wednesday at 7:30PM.  

Evacuations: A Voluntary Evacuation Warning is being revised for Wednesday, March 21. Voluntary evacuations will begin at 6AM on Thursday, March 22 and last through 6PM the same day. This may change or be extended as necessary for the following areas:

>> Country Club Drive east of Via Montana
>> All of Hamline Place
>> Groton Drive east of Kenneth 

An Evacuation Site is available at Verdugo Recreation Center (3201 W Verdugo Ave). The Center can’t accommodate animals.  Please make arrangements beforehand to accommodate your pets.

No Parking: The following streets will currently have no parking zones in place and are currently predicted to last through 8AM Friday, March 23:

>> Country Club Drive east of Via Montana
>> All of Hamline Place
>> Groton Drive east of Kenneth

Public Works and Sandbags: LA County and City of Burbank public works crews are continuing to work throughout the storm. Sandbags are available at Fire Station 16 (1600 N Bel Aire Drive) to help protect properties and doorways.  Sand to fill the bags is located at Brace Canyon Park (2901 Haven Way).  Please bring your own shovel.  

City Public Works will be available to take calls from 7AM Wednesday, March 21 through 6PM Thursday, March 22 at (818) 238-3800.

Other: Residents are advised that if they do not evacuate, public safety services may not be able to reach them in an emergency due to impassable roads.  If you see significant mud, debris or fast-flowing water, do not try to cross or drive a vehicle through it, shelter in place, or avoid for your safety.  Please use caution even after the rain has stopped as mud and debris can lead to a dangerous situation.