Northeastern California is bracing itself for the second in a series of warm, windy and powerful storm systems bringing winds gusting up to 65 miles per hour and heavy precipitation.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory in effect until 4:00p.m. Friday.
According to the weather agency winds will increase this morning ahead of the storm system, with the strongest winds tonight and Friday.
Winds will be out of the south from 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
In wind prone areas along 395 south of Susanville, NWS expects gusts up to 65 mph. Motorists in high-profile vehicles may encounter hazardous driving conditions due to the high winds.
… Flood Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through Sunday morning…
NWS has issued a Flood Watch for Lassen and Plumas counties running from Saturday morning through Sunday morning. The highest risk for flooding is near small creeks and streams across areas west of Highway 395.
A significant rise will occur on the Susan River.
Rainfall amounts Saturday through Sunday morning of 2 to 4 inches are possible with isolated areas receiving amounts up to 6 inches.
Persons living along small creeks and streams should monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be prepared to take action should flooding occur.
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