National Weather Service Forecasts 6-12 Additional Inches of Rain Friday-Tuesday, 1/6-1/10
The National Weather Service's Eureka Office is predicting 6-12 inches of additional rain between now and Tuesday for portions of Lake County (please see the image attached here). Rains will begin later this afternoon, and residents are encouraged to take precautions now.
Please stay vigilant and alert to your surroundings and changing conditions: https://www.ready.gov/floods
Winds and heavy rains of this week are a great reminder of the importance of signing up for County and City alert messages that are relevant to your community.
The County of Lake uses Nixle and LakeCoAlerts (an Everbridge platform) to issue Alerts and Warnings.
Information on LakeCoAlerts is available here:
You can sign up here:
To receive Nixle alerts from local agencies, text your zip code to 888777 or follow the following link: https://local.nixle.com/register/
Lake County Sheriff's Office Nixle Alerts are archived here, if you are interested in reviewing what type of information is sent using this tool: https://local.nixle.com/lake-county-ca-sheriffs-department/
Emergency information is also posted at https://www.facebook.com/lakesheriff and https://www.facebook.com/LakeCountyOES
Current NWS Forecast information for the region can be located here: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?x=103&y=176&site=sto&zmx=&zmy=&map_x=103&map_y=176#.Y7YXEnbMKUl
Local hydrologic information including measured stream flow, lake levels and forecasting stream flow and lake levels can be found here: https://www.lakecountyca.gov/1142/Hydrologic-Information
Updates on Road Conditions are publicly available at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Lakecountydpw and https://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/
Weather-related power outages may occur, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company reminds their customers real-time outage information is accessible at PG&E's online outage center: https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outagecenter/
Customers can also sign up for outage notifications by text, email, or phone. PG&E will let customers know the cause of an outage, when crews are on their way, the estimated restoration time and when power has been restored:
Thank you for signing up for LakeCoAlerts and Nixle, taking appropriate precautions, and assisting friends, relatives and neighbors, as needed!