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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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Who turned off the spigot?

Dale Knutsen
Special to Feather Publishing

 

A funny thing happened on the way to our usual wet season.  Mother Nature turned off the spigot.

December 2011 in the Lake Almanor Basin was the driest in more than a decade. Only 0.32 inch of total precipitation was recorded at the automated site near Prattville, as compared to more than 5 inches in an average December.

Read more: Who turned off the spigot?

  

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