This announcement is being made and this action is being taken in an effort to provide security in knowing steps are being taken to keep our students, staff and community out of harm’s way.
As recommended by all public safety agencies, try to keep travel to a minimum and use extreme caution when navigating transportation routes. With this emergency comes some notoriety and visitors who may not be familiar with unsafe road conditions.
Butte County Sheriff Honea has indicated that at this point an evacuation is not mandatory, however, the Sheriff’s Office is monitoring that possibility closely and you can follow the Sheriff's communication on his Twitter at: @ButteSheriff.
Thanking everyone in advance for their continued support to protect the safety of Butte County.
It is the understanding that the following Butte County School Districts are not included in this closure advisory:
Biggs Unified School District
Chico Unified School District
Durham Unified School District
Gridley Unified School District
Paradise Unified School District
If you have questions that are not being addressed by the Department of Water Resources, Butte County Sheriff’s Office, or the Office of Emergency Management, please contact Michelle Zevely at firstname.lastname@example.org.