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Rio Dell Alerts
Friday March 1st, 2024 :: 12:36 p.m. PST


Winter Storm Warning until 10:00AM Monday

...STRONG WINTER STORM THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT... .A strong winter storm will continue to impact the area through the weekend. Snow levels will rapidly drop Friday night between 500 and 1500 feet. This will allow for heavy snow of 1 to 2 feet on high mountain passes and lighter snow of 4 to 8 inches in low elevation valleys. Additional snow showers will continue through Sunday.

* WHAT...Heavy snow above 1000 feet through Monday morning. 20 to 30 inches of additional snowfall on high passes. Lighter snow of 2 to 4 inches as low as 500 feet. Winds gusting up to 45 mph.

* WHERE...Humboldt Interior.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PST Monday.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds and weight of snow on tree limbs may down power lines and could cause sporadic power outages. Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Tire chains may be necessary if travelling through mountain passes. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.



If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. Persons should delay all travel if possible. If travel is absolutely necessary, drive with extreme caution and be prepared for sudden changes in visibility. Leave plenty of room between you and the motorist ahead of you, and allow extra time to reach your destination. Avoid sudden braking or acceleration, and be especially cautious on hills or when making turns. Make sure your car is winterized and in good working order.

Rio Dell Alerts
675 Wildwood Ave
Rio Dell, CA 95562

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-764-5642

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Winter Storm Warning

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