Plumas County providing sandbags at four locations; bring a shovel

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents that a Flood Watch is in effect from Friday morning, Dec. 30 through Saturday evening, Dec. 31, ¬†due to concerns about an extended period of heavy rain, which may cause excessive runoff and flooding of rivers, creeks, small streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone areas.

Plumas County is providing sand and sandbags for public self-service if you are concerned about excessive runoff and want to be prepared.

Please bring your own shovel!


Quincy area: Feather River College baseball parking lot
Chester/Lake Almanor area: Chester Fire Station
Eastern Plumas County: Portola Fire (north station on Gulling Street)
Indian Valley: Indian Valley Fire Station (located south of Greenville on Hwy 89)

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