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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.

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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.

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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.

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