LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL BRING INCREASING THUNDERSTORM CHANCES THROUGH MONDAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL BE DRY.THE AREAL COVERAGE OF STORMS WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY AS ADDITIONAL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY FROM THE JET STREAM REACH THE AREA. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME STRONGER AND WETTER SUNDAY AFTERNOON... .WITH INCREASED LIGHTNING ACTIVITY AND POTENTIAL FOR OUTFLOW WINDS OVER 40 MPH. ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR DRY THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS FOR THE NORTHERN SIERRA...
NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA AND NORTHWEST NEVADA...
AFFECTED AREA: IN CALIFORNIA...THE SURPRISE VALLEY...EASTERN LASSEN COUNTY...THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE LASSEN...PLUMAS AND TAHOE NATIONAL FORESTS AND THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN. IN NORTHWEST NEVADA...NORTHERN WASHOE COUNTY AND THE WESTERN NEVADA SIERRA FRONT INCLUDING RENO...CARSON CITY AND MINDEN. * THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED DRY THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE WETTING RAINS AND INCREASED LIGHTNING ACTIVITY BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. *
OUTFLOW WINDS: GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS UP TO 50 MPH. * IMPACTS: LIGHTNING MAY CREATE NEW FIRE STARTS AND COMBINE WITH STRONG OUTFLOW WINDS TO PRODUCE RAPID FIRE GROWTH.
FRC rodeo to open arena for anyone brave enough
This cowboy holds on for dear life during last year’s saddle bronc riding portion of the rodeo clinic at Feather River College. For the third year, FRC’s rodeo...Read More...
New class plans paddle fest
Quincy locals try out some human-powered boats at last year’s Plumas Paddle Fest, presented by the Outdoor Recreation Leadership program of Feather River College....Read More...
Fishing Report for the week of 4/18/2014
Robert Paulson, of Meadow Valley, holds up the 23-pound Mackinaw he caught at Bucks Lake on April 6. Photo submitted