Tiempo en Big Meadow Camp (historical)
Flood Advisory issued October 24 at 7:25AM PDT until October 25 at 3:00AM PDT by NWS Eureka Humboldt; Trinity The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Southeastern Humboldt County in northwestern California... Southwestern Trinity County in northwestern California... * Until 1130 AM PDT. * At 725 AM PDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... Ruth, Forest Glen, Alderpoint, Peanut, Zenia, Blocksburg and Fort Seward. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route. Move away from recently burned areas. Enhanced run off is expected and debris flow is possible.
Flood Watch issued October 24 at 3:45AM PDT until October 25 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS Eureka Southern Humboldt Interior; Southern Trinity; Southwestern Humboldt .An atmospheric river will gradually shift south today. Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected with this system on top of areas where soils have been saturated from recent rains. ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flood Watch continues for * A portion of northwest California, including the following areas, Northeastern Mendocino Interior, Northern Lake, Southern Humboldt Interior, Southern Trinity, and Southwestern Humboldt. * Through late tonight. * 3 to 6 inches of rain are forecast to fall today for coastal and valley locations, with 5 to 8 inches possible along southwest facing ridges. Heavy rain, combined with saturated soil from recent rains, will contribute to possible flooding. Additionally, rain rates this morning may approach threshold values for flash flooding in the August Complex burn scar, with hourly rainfall rates possibly reaching 1 to 1.2 inches per hour. * Low-lying areas, creeks, streams, culverts, and portions of urban areas may experience flooding due to heavy rainfall. Heavily burned areas may have an increased risk of flash flooding. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.