Rain Hits, Authorities Warn of High Tides

City and county officials encourage residents to get ready for the just-arrived rainy season and be aware of current high tide conditions.

After an unseasonably dry stretch of weather, rain arrived in Mill Valley on Thursday and is expected to stay for at least a day.

Between one and two inches of rain is expected to fall Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected to continue Friday as well, tapering off to light showers Friday. Another storm will arrive Sunday and drop another inch of rain on the county, the service said.

Residents of Mill Valley and surrounding areas are strongly encouraged to prepare for the rainy season and all upcoming high tide events, according to city and county officials. Particularly high tides are expected beginning through Tuesday Jan. 24.

Please make a note of the list below, which indicates the date, time and expected height of  high tides (6'.0" feet and above) in January.


Date                                 Time                                  Height

1-20                               8:31 am                             6'.8"

1-21                               9:24 am                             6'.8"

1-22                               10:13 am                           6'.7"

1-23                               11:00 am                           6'.6"

1-24                               11:45 am                           6'.2"                           

For more information on flooding and storm preparedness please go to the Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services' website, the city's Emergency Preparedness site and the county Department of Public Works Flood Control's pageFor an overview of emergency preparedness and to learn what you can do before an emergency, click here.


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