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A woman walks through the Sonoma County Fairgrounds evacuation center in Santa Rosa on Oct. 11, 2017. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fires in Napa and Sonoma counties are forcing evacuations and school closures.

The map below shows information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is synchronized every morning with the American Red Cross shelter database. It is then updated periodically by FEMA throughout the day.


School Closures

Napa County

St. Helena Unified School District, Pope Valley Union Elementary School District, Howell Mountain Elementary School District and Napa County Office of Education schools are closed until Friday, Oct. 20 because of poor air quality.

Calistoga Joint Unified School District and Napa Valley College are closed through at least Friday, Oct. 20.


Napa Valley Unified School District will not open schools until Monday, Oct. 23 at the earliest.

Sonoma County

The following school districts plan to open Thursday, Oct. 19:

SCOE's Alternative Education classes at Headwaters Academy

The following school districts will re-open on Monday, Oct. 23:
Oak Grove
Amarosa Academy
Bennett Valley
Sonoma Valley

The following school districts will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 24:
Rincon Valley
Sonoma Valley - Dunbar
Kenwood - tentative

The following school districts will re-open on Wednesday, Oct. 25:
Geyserville - tentatively opening Oct. 25 - dependent on remediation timeline

The following school districts will re-open on Friday, Oct. 27:
Santa Rosa City Schools - opening schools in phases beginning on Oct. 27. More details here.

The following school districts will re-open on Monday, Oct. 30:
Mark West - opening Oct. 30
Piner Olivet Union - opening Oct. 30

The map and lists below were last updated on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 4:37 p.m. KQED will no longer be updating the below information. However, you can still find more information on each shelter, including whether it accepts pets, by clicking on each dot.



Marin County

Place Phone Number
The Seminary at Strawberry 415-380-8500
Methodist Church of Novato 415-892-9896
Marin Humane Center (animal shelter) 415-883-4621
Talbot Theological Seminary 562-903-6000
Terra Linda High School 415-492-3100

Napa County

Place Phone Number
Crosswalk Community Church 707-226-1812
Vintage High School Farm (animal shelter) 707-253-3601
Solano Community College Library 707-864-7000
American Canyon High School 707-265-2710
Napa County Animal Shelter 707-253-4382
Napa Valley College 707-256-7000

Sonoma County

Place Phone Number
New Vintage Church 707-545-7344
Vintage High School Farm 707-253-3601
Sonoma County Fairgrounds 707-545-4200
Elsie Allen High School 707-528-5020
Napa County Animal Shelter 707-253-4382
Analy High School Gym 707-824-2300
Healdsburg Community Center 707-431-3301
Petaluma Church of Christ 707-763-2454
Guerneville Veterans Hall 707-565-2041
Monte Rio School 707-865-2266
Windsor High School 707-837-7767
Finley Community Center 707-543-3737
Adele Harrison Middle School 707-935-6080
Santa Rosa Veterans Building 844-301-8227
Petaluma Community Center 707-778-4380
Sebastopol Community Center 707-823-1511
Cloverdale Citrus Fair 707-778-4677
Sonoma Raceway 707-938-8448
Sonoma Valley High School 707-933-4010
New Life Church 707-894-3992
Sonoma Veterans Building 707-938-4105
Adobe Christian Church 707-763-2012
Altamira Middle School 707-935-6020
Calvary Chapel of Petaluma 707-766-1567
Huerta Gymnasium 707-838-5943
Altamira Middle School 707-935-6020
Sebastopol Center for the Arts 707-829-4797
Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds 707-829-4797
Victory Outreach Church 707-527-1557
Bridge Church 707-595-3507
St. Stephen's Episcopoal Church 707-823-3281
Hessel Church 707-823-8556
St. Eugene's Cathedral School/Gym 707-542-6984
Petaluma Veterans Memorial Hall 707-762-8928
Cavanagh Youth Center 707-778-4798
1st Presbyterian Church 707-996-6024
First United Methodist Church 510-236-0527

Solano County

Place Phone Number
Solano County Fairgrounds (large animals) 707-551-2008

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