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Lots of Rain and Snow In The Next Week

After very little precipitation over the last month and a half, Nevada County is finally expected to get some substantial rainfall in the next week. So the county’s once again reminding residents about their free sandbag stations. Jenn Tamo is a Senior Administrative Analyst with the county’s Office of Emergency Services. She says as much as three-quarters of an inch is predicted with this next system moving through this evening and through Thursday…

click to listen to Jenn Tamo

The Grass Valley area received only around two-inches of rain in November, just a-third of the historical average. That follows nearly 13 inches being dumped in one weekend, in late October, most of it from an atmospheric river. Tamo also reminds people these are self-serve stations…

click to listen to Jenn Tamo

There are four sandbag stations: next to the county warehouse, as well as at the North San Juan Community Hall, Higgins Fire Department, and the Penn Valley Fire Protection District.

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