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Strong winds and heavy rains across Plumas County

Feather Publishing
12/2/2012
 
8:00 p.m.
Highway 70 has re-opened.  PG&E is still working on repairing downed powerlines in the Canyon Dam/Prattville area.  753 customers are without power.
 
12:45 p.m.

Oakland Camp Rd. at Chandler Road is closed due to flooding.
Indian-Creek 
 
11:00 a.m.

There are reports (not yet confirmed  by PG&E) of power lines down at Stamphli Lane in Indian Valley and on Bucks Lake Road in Meadow Valley. 
 
CHP radio traffic earlier today suggest that the Feather River has flooded Highway 70 in the vicinity of Rock Creek Reservoir.  They also mentioned rocks in the road and the possibility that it could take a couple days to re-open the highway.  This has been confirmed by Cal Trans.
 
The heavy rain and winds are now moving out of Plumas County.
 
6:00 a.m.
 
Flood and high wind warnings have been issued by the National  Weather Service.
 
Highway 70 is closed from 8 miles west of Pulga (Butte County) to the junction of St Route 89 (Greenville Wye in Plumas County) due to flooding.  Chains aor snow tires are required on Highway 36 over Fredonyer Summit.  All other major highways are open.   Power outages are reported in Twain, Canyon Dam, and the Lake Almanor Peninsula.
 
 
 
 
 
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