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Storm updates

1 p.m.: The Mt. Hough Estates area in Indian Valley has more than usual flooding beyond Mountain View Road to parts of Pioneer Road, experiencing runoff from wash creeks below Highway 89.

11:30 a.m.: Sheriff Greg Hagwood, as Plumas County’s director of emergency services, has issued a state of emergency. The sheriff is encouraging those who don’t have to be on the roads, to stay home. He reminds residents that sandbags are available at county yards in each of the communities and to keep an eye out for localized flooding in their areas. His office is working with the local hospitals to ensure that there is a plan in place to stage ambulances in event of road closures.

11 a.m.: Conditions in Indian Valley due to flooding are worsening; currently the only route in or out of Taylorsville, Genesse, North Arm, or Diamond Mountain Road is via Arlington Road. Stampfli Lane and North Valley Road are flooded and road blocks are set up.

10:43 a.m.: AT&T phone service is reported out in Portola — cell phones and landlines.

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