Overflowing Stormdrains, Power Out? We've Got Your Emergency Contacts, Links Here

Need to report a plugged stormdrain? Power out? Street sign blocked by a down tree? We've got your emergency numbers here.

Bundle up and settle in, it’s going to be a soggy couple of days. 

The National Weather Service forecast for Gig Harbor calls for 100 percent chance of rain through Tuesday and Wednesday.

If you live within Gig Harbor city limits, here are some contact information:

  • Water & Road Emergency: 253-530-6888
  • Electrical Emergency: 253-853-1388

For Pierce County residents:

For tips on dealing with heavy rain and potential flooding, see this checklist on Take Winter by Storm, a group formed by public and private utilities of Western Washington.

As of Monday evening, Peninsula Light Company has not reported any power outages. To report an outage, call 253-853-1388. You can also follow PenLight on Twitter: @PenLightCo

Rain is part of the culture of Western Washington; it influences our recreation, shapes our geography and enables the growth of our huge forests.

It’s a constant topic of conversation. University of Washington meteorologist Cliff Mass may be one of the best sources of easily digestible weather-related information. Check out his latest blog posts about the current storm system blowing through Washington here and here.

For instant updates, "Like" Gig Harbor Patch on Facebook, or follow @GHarborPatch on Twitter. 


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