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National Weather Service 7-day forecast

NWS Forecast for: Quincy CA
Issued by: National Weather Service Sacramento, CA
Last Update: 5:10 am PDT April 20, 2014

 

  • Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. West southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South southwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
  • Tuesday Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Tuesday Night A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
  • Friday A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61.
  • Friday Night A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
  • Saturday A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 58.

 

 


 

Almanor gets a jump on annual precipitation

Dale Knudsen
Special to Feather Publishing
 

  After our typical dry summer months, autumn has turned unusually wet in the Lake Almanor Basin.

  October and November brought both rain and snow to the area, with very heavy rains arriving the last few days of November.

Read more: Almanor gets a jump on annual precipitation

 

National Weather Service issues flood and high wind warnings

Flood Warning:

Issued at: 3:19 PM PST on December 1, 2012, expires at: 7:20 AM PST on December 03, 2012

The Flood Warning continues for the Susan River at Susanville. from Sunday morning to Monday morning. At 2:00 PM Saturday the stage was 6.2 feet  Flood stage is 12.0 feet.  Moderate flooding is forecast.

Read more: National Weather Service issues flood and high wind warnings

  

PG&E offers tips in preparation for high winds and wet weather

Feather Publishing
11/27/2012
 
In preparation for adverse weather this week, PG&E is providing the following safety tips. Stormy weather throughout the North State will bring gusty winds starting Wednesday and continuing throughout the week.Windy weather and wet or snowy conditions have the potential to cause weather-related outages.

 

Preparing for Power Outages

  • Have battery-operated flashlights and radios with fresh batteries ready. Listen for updates on storm conditions and power outages.
  • If you have a telephone system that requires electricity to work (such as a cordless phone or answering machine), plan for alternate communication - have a standard telephone handset, cellular telephone or pager ready as a back-up.
  • Freeze plastic containers filled with water to make blocks of ice that can be placed in your refrigerator/freezer during an outage to prevent foods from spoiling.

Read more: PG&E offers tips in preparation for high winds and wet weather

 

Almanor water season ends on the dry side

Dale Knutsen
Special to Feather Publishing
7/10/2012

The 2011-12 precipitation season ended June 30 with the Lake Almanor Basin having received a somewhat less than average amount of water. The accumulated total precipitation for the year was 25.98 inches at the Prattville monitoring site. This comes to about 78 percent of average for the year.

A quick comparison of annual total precipitation percentages for the past five years shows the following:

—The 2011-12 season was 78 percent of average and nearly half of the 2010-11 season that reached the high of 140 percent of average.

Read more: Almanor water season ends on the dry side

  

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