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FLOODING SHELTER: Red Cross Shelter at Fairgrounds!


Turlock, CA (February 18, 2017) — The American Red Cross is relocating its current shelter in Patterson to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turf Club building on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4 p.m. This move is being done to allow for more capacity, if needed as another storm approaches Stanislaus County.

This current weather system is forecasted to last through Saturday, and will be followed by a short break Sunday. More rainfall is expected to return Monday, February 20 and last through at least Tuesday. Saturated soils coupled with high winds Friday and Monday could potentially result in toppled trees and power lines.

“The fairgrounds facility is here to help shelter anyone affected with the floods,” said Matt Cranford, chief executive office of the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. “We are working diligently with the Red Cross to assist our community and make sure residents have a place to shelter.”

To reach the fairgrounds Turf Club facility from hwy 99 take the Fulkerth exit; left on Fulkerth; then a right on Soderquist Rd. The facility is located on the left side of Soderquist.

To sign up for emergency notification from Stanislaus Emergency Services sign up at You can receive emergency notification via text, phone call or email. There is also safety and flooding information on the website.

You can also follow on Facebook and Twitter: @stansherif, and @StanEmergency.

Adrenna B. Alkhas
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900 N. Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380
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