Flash flood warning for central Plumas County

Feather Publishing
7/2/2013 - 5:00 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Graeagle and Blairsden in Plumas County because of thunderstorms and hail.

The warning is in effect until 7 p.m. today.

Doppler radar indicated a thunderstorm producing "torrential rains of 1 to 2 inches per hour" was between Graeagle and Lake Davis.

The weather service said the storms were "nearly stationary," and could produce quarter-size hail, strong winds and lightning.

The warning included Grizzly Campground, Lake Davis, Genesee, Portola, Sloat and Graeagle.

Highways 70 and 89 might be impacted by flash flooding, according to the weather service.

There are reports of power outages and hail in the Portola area.

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