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Office of Emergency Management
To unite the emergency management community and to coordinate the efforts necessary to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and catastrophic events. We meet regularly as a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) with regional stakeholders.
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CURRENT DEPARTMENT UPDATE:
FLOODING DANGERS: Where it rains and snows, it can flood. Sandbags can help protect your property, and are offered for free from the Grand County Roads Department (3500 South U.S. 191) and the Moab City Public Works Yard (470 Kane Creek Blvd).
Better Prepare yourself and your family: https://beready.utah.gov/
Preparedness activities for kids: https://www.ready.gov/kids
Sign up for alerts at GrandCountyAlerts.org and download the myAlerts app
Where can I access monitoring data?
Utah Avalanche Center Forecast - Moab Area Mountains
Snow Water Equivalent at La Sal Mountain
USGS Water Alerts
PLEASE SELECT FROM THE MENU ITEMS BELOW TO ACCESS RESOURCE LINKS FOR EACH TYPE OF EMERGENCY.
Floods and Utah
Before a Flood
Planning for a Flood
Before, During and After a Flood
Utah Drought Information
National Flood Insurance Program
Every year the monsoon comes. Every year some buildings flood. Sandbags can stop water from entering buildings and divert water away from vulnerable areas. Currently (Aug 2022) FREE at:
City of Moab Public Works Yard
470 Kane Creek Blvd., SW corner
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Grand County Road Department
3500 South U.S. 191
24 hours, daily
Sand & bags (you fill) onsite in both locations
Bring a shovel if you have one
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