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Atmospheric River Causes Local Flood Concerns

The ‘atmospheric river’ that is expected to bring heavy rain to northern California is also bringing flood concerns. The Nevada County Office of Emergency Services is getting ready. Program Manager John Gulserian says the coming rain, with the rain we’ve already had, is the biggest worry…

Listen to John Gulserian 1

Truckee could have the most flooding problems, but there is still plenty to worry about here in the western part of the county…

Listen to John Gulserian 2

Sand bags are available for free at three locations–next to the Nevada County Warehouse at Highway 49 and East Broad Street in Nevada City, at the Penn Valley Fire Protection District on Spenceville Road, and at the North San Juan Community Hall on Reservoir Street. You will need to bring your own shovel, and you are asked to take just what you need. The rain is expected to arrive tomorrow and last through Monday.

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