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Coast Guard: Be careful during storm

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the waters along the Northern California coast due to forecasted weather conditions extending into late Saturday. A second potent storm is expected to affect the local waters with high winds and large steep waves beginning Saturday and lasting

The storm is here; heavy rains a-coming

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A storm anticipated to dump several inches of rain on Humboldt County has rolled in, although so far this morning precipitation has been light. Between midnight and 8:30 a.m. this morning, the Mad River Union pluviometer in Manila had measured a mere .20 of an inch of rain. However, rainfall

Big storm day 2: Rain & wind

Union Staff Report HUMBOLDT – Heavy rains and howling wind will continue through today as the big storm passes over Humboldt County and slowly dissipates. Although the storm was touted as a giant flood-inducing dumper, over the past 32 hours a little more than an inch and a half of rain has fallen on Humboldt. The amount

Wednesday evening weather update with photos

As previously reported, the National Weather Service is expecting high winds and heavy rains this evening. Trees may fall, and power may go out. Click here to read out weather report from this morning. Below we have some photos from today, an update on river flooding from the County of Humboldt and an update on

Doozy of a storm rolls in

Union Staff Report HUMBOLDT – A storm described by meteorologists as “strong,” “potent” and of a magnitude we haven’t experienced in several years is taking shape right now and promises to dump several inches of rain on Humboldt over the next 48 hours. High winds will ratchet up today, bringing gusts on the coast of

Prepare for Wednesday’s storm!

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office OES would like to advise residents of the potential for flooding in low lying areas based on the currently anticipated amount of rainfall over the next 24-48 hours.  We are continually monitoring the situation for any changes and updated information will be disseminated as necessary. PREPAREDNESS/PROTECTIVE