Disaster list

CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF GOVERNOR-PROCLAIMED DISASTERS FOR PROPERTY TAX PURPOSES
(since October 20, 1991)

DATE OF DISASTER TYPE OF DISASTER COUNTIES INVOLVED
November 17, 2020 Fire (Mountain View Fire) Mono
September 27, 2020 Fires (Glass and Zogg Fires) Napa, Shasta, Sonoma
September 2020 Fires (Slater, Bobcat, and Oak Fires) Del Norte, Los Angeles, Mendocino
September 8, 2020 Fires (Slater Fire and other fires) Siskiyou
September 4-5, 2020 Fires (Creek, El Dorado, and Valley Fires) Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, San Bernardino, San Diego
August 2020 Fires All 58 counties
October 27, 2019 High winds and wildfires All 58 counties
October 25, 2019 Wildfires (Kincade and Tick Fires) Los Angeles and Sonoma
October 10, 2019 Wildfire (Saddleridge Fire) Los Angeles
October 10, 2019 Wildfires (Eagle, Sandalwood, Reche, and Wolf fires) Riverside
July 4-5, 2019 Earthquakes Kern and San Bernardino
July 4-5, 2019 Earthquakes Kern and San Bernardino
January-February 2019 Winter storms Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Shasta, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Ventura, Yolo
November 2018 Wildfire (Hill & Woolsey Fires) Los Angeles and Ventura
November 2018 Wildfire (Camp Fire) Butte
August 2018 Wildfire (Holy Fire) Orange and Riverside
July 2018 Wildfires (River, Ranch, and Steele Fires) Lake, Mendocino, Napa
July 2018 Wildfire (Ferguson Fire) Mariposa
July 2018 Wildfires (Cranston & Carr Fire) Riverside and Shasta
July 2018 Monsoonal Rainstorms San Bernardino
July 2018 Wildfire (Holiday Fire) Santa Barbara
July 2018 Wildfire (West Fire) San Diego
July 2018 Wildfire (Klamathon Fire) Siskiyou
June 2018 Wildfire (Pawnee Fire) Lake
March 2018 Winter Storms Amador, Fresno, Kern, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne.
December 2017 Wildfire (Thomas Fire) Santa Barbara
December 2017 Wildfire (Lilac Fire) San Diego
December 2017 Wildfires (Creek and Rye Fires) Los Angeles
December 2017 Wildfire (Thomas Fire) Ventura
October 2017 Flooding (melting of snowpack) Inyo and Mono
October 2017 Wildfire (Atlas) Solano
October 2017 Wildfires (Cherokee, LaPorte, Sulphur, Potter, Cascade, Lobo, and Canyon Fires.) Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Nevada, Orange
October 2017 Wildfires (Tubbs & Atlas Fire) Napa, Sonoma, Yuba
September 2017 Wildfires ( Railroad Fire, Pier Fire, Mission Fire, and Peak Fire) Madera, Mariposa, Tulare
September 2017 Wildfire (La Tuna Fire) Los Angeles
September 2017 Wildfire (Ponderosa Fire) Butte
August 2017 Wildfire (Helena Fire) Trinity
July 2017 Wildfires Modoc
July 2017 Wildfire (Detwiler Fire) Mariposa
July 2017 Wildfire (Alamo & Whittier Fire) Santa Barbara
July 2017 Wildfire (Wall Fire) Butte
February 2017 Lake Oroville Dam Erosion and Flooding Butte, Sutter, Yuba
January 2017 Storm System Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo, Yuba
December 2016 Rainstorms Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Trinity
August 16, 2016 Wildfire (Blue Cut Fire) San Bernardino
August 13, 2016 Wildfire (Clayton Fire) Lake
August 13, 2016 Wildfire (Chimney Fire) San Luis Obispo
July 22, 2016 Wildfire (Sand Fire) Los Angeles
July 22, 2016 Wildfire (Soberanes Fire) Monterey
June 24, 2016 Wildfire (Erskine Fire) Kern
December 2015 – January 2016 Rainstorms (roadway damage) City of Carlsbad and City of Del Mar
October 23, 2015 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak Los Angeles
October 2015 Rainstorms Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles
September 13, 2015 Wildfire (Valley Fire) Lake and Napa
September 11, 2015 Wildfire (Butte Fire) Amador and Calaveras
June-July, 2015 Wildfires All 58 counties
July 18, 2015 Rainstorms Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego
May 19, 2015 Oil spill Santa Barbara
February 6, 2015 Winter storms Humboldt, Mendocino, Siskiyou
February 6, 2015 Wildfire Mono
December 2014 Winter storms Marin, Mendocino, San Mateo, Ventura
September 17, 2014 Wildfires (King and Boles Fires) El Dorado and Siskiyou
August 24, 2014 Earthquake Napa, Solano, Sonoma
August 2014 Wildfires Amador, Butte, El Dorado, Humboldt, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou
May 13, 2014 Wildfires San Diego
January 2014 Drought All 58 counties
September 9, 2013 Wildfire Shasta
August 17, 2013 Wildfire (Rim Fire) Mariposa, San Francisco, Tuolumne
August 7, 2013 Wildfire (Silver Fire) Riverside
July 15, 2013 Wildfire (Mountain Fire) Riverside
May 30-June 11, 2013 Wildfire (Powerhouse Fire) Los Angeles
December 2012 Rainstorm San Mateo
August 2012 Wildfires Plumas, Shasta, Tehama
November 30, 2011 Windstorms Los Angeles County; City of Rancho Cucamonga
March 2011 Rainstorms Alameda, Amador, Butte, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Madera, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Sierra, Stanislaus, Sutter, Trinity, Tuolumne, Ventura
March 11, 2011 Tsunami Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Cruz
March 2011 Flooding Modoc
December 2010 – January 2011 Winter storms Inyo, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Mariposa, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare
November 2010 Winter storms Calaveras and Tuolumne
October 12, 2010 Storm damage Imperial
September 9, 2010 Gas explosion/fire San Mateo
July-August-September 2010 Wildfires Kern
April 4, 2010 Earthquake Imperial
January 17-21, 2010 Winter storms Calaveras, Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Francisco, Siskiyou
January 9, 2010 Earthquake Humboldt
November 12-14, 2009 Mudslides and flooding Santa Cruz
October 2009 Wildfire San Bernardino
August – September 2009 Wildfires Los Angeles, Mariposa, Monterey, Placer, San Bernardino, Santa Cruz, Ventura, Yuba
May 2009 Wildfire Santa Barbara
November 2008 Wildfires Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara
October 2008 Wildfires Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Ventura
June – August 2008 Wildfires Butte, Inyo, Humboldt, Kern, Mariposa, Mendocino, Monterey, Plumas, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Trinity
May 2008 Wildfire Santa Clara, Santa Cruz
January 2008 Extreme winds and heavy rain Butte, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Kings, Mendocino, Placer, Sacramento, San Francisco, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba; Cities of Grass Valley and Oakland
October 21, 2007 Wildfires Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura
October 3, 2007 Landslide City of San Diego
September 2007 Windstorm/rain Imperial
September 2007 Wildfire San Bernardino
August 2007 Wildfire Santa Barbara and Ventura
June 2007 Wildfire El Dorado
January 2007 Freeze All 58 counties
December 2006 Wildfire Ventura
October 2006 Wildfire Riverside
September 2006 Wildfire Ventura
July 2006 Wildfires San Bernardino
April 2006 Severe rainstorms and flooding Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Fresno, Kings, Lake, Madera, Marin, Merced, Napa, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne
December 2005 Severe rainstorms Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Humboldt, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Trinity, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba
March 2005 Severe rainstorms Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura
January 2005 Storms Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Ventura
August 11, 2004 Wildfires Shasta
June 3, 2004 Flooding San Joaquin
December 22, 2003 Earthquake San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
November 12, 2003 Flash flooding Los Angeles
October – November 2003 Wildfires Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura
September 2001 Wildfire Calaveras
September 3, 2000 Earthquake Napa
December 1998 Freeze 1998-1999 Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, Monterey, Tulare, Ventura
February 2, 1998 El Niño Alameda, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Kings, Lake, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo, Yuba
December 1996 – January 1997 Floods Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Marin, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tuolumne, Trinity, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba
October 1996 Firestorms Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego
February 1995 Late Winter Storms 57 counties (except Del Norte)
January 1995 Severe Winter Storms Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kern, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mendocino, Modoc, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Ventura, Yolo, Yuba 
December 26, 1994 Earthquake Humboldt
August 15, 1994 Fire San Luis Obispo
January 17, 1994 Earthquake Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura
October 27 & 28, 1993 Firestorms Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura
December 1992 Late Winter Storms Alpine, Contra Costa, Fresno, Humboldt, Imperial, Lassen, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Modoc, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Plumas, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare
August 16 and 20, 1992 Fires (2) Calaveras, Shasta
June 28, 1992 Earthquakes Riverside, San Bernardino
April 29, 1992 Civil Disorder Los Angeles
April 25 & 27, 1992 Earthquakes Humboldt
February 1992 Winter Storms Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Ventura
October 20, 1991 Fire Alameda