For Now Three Rivers is still under evacuation and shelter-in-place orders

Highway 198 is still officially closed in Lemon Cove by the Main Squeeze Market

There is a roadblock in place for people traveling to Three Rivers. We are awaiting an official update from county officials.

People who cannot return home can seek shelter at Exeter Veterans Memorial Building (324 N. Kaweah Ave., Exeter).

If you have an need for medication or other urgent supplies from the valley, the community can help! Read on. 🙂

Other Closures

All businesses under evacuation order are supposed to be closed for the duration of the order. This includes all businesses along the Middle Fork. [SOURCE: Sheriff’s Department]

The post office will be closed today and there will not be any mail delivery.

Three Rivers Branch Library is closed.

Although Thingerie is closed, the managers are available should local residents need anything they might have in the shop.

Access to Disaster Assistance

Tulare County Resource Management Agency (staff) is endeavoring to determine the extent of flood damage in order to request a disaster designation that would give residents and businesses access to assistance. Please do all you can to help this process.

Medication Relay

Supervisor Eddie Valero and local volunteers are setting up a medication relay for people who need medication and other urgent supplies delivered to Three Rivers.

If you need medications or have other urgent needs please call Nicole at 559-702-3606 or email

Make sure to call your pharmacy to authorize pickup. If  your prescriptions have been transferred to the Woodlake  Rite Aid, call 559/564-8032.

If  you can help relay medications within Three Rivers, please email

Today’s Weather Outlook
A few strong thunderstorms are possible from 12 PM PST this afternoon until 6 PM PST this evening. Small hail and wind gusts near 45 miles per hour are a couple of hazards associated with strong thunderstorms. In addition to dangerous cloud to ground lightning strikes, any thunderstorm can produce intense rainfall rates, leading to localized flooding. [SOURCE: NOAA]