Butte County preparing for severe winter weather

Butte County, Calif.--Public works crews with Butte County said they've been monitoring this weather system and have been preparing the last few days by making sure all the equipment is operating. All of that equipment has been distributed in areas they think will need it.

Posted: Feb 28, 2018 11:48 PM

Butte County, Calif.--Public works crews with Butte County said they've been monitoring this weather system and have been preparing the last few days by making sure all the equipment is operating. All of that equipment has been distributed in areas they think will need it.

Beginning at 5 a.m. Thursday, Chico and Paradise crews will be sent to Cohasset, Butte Meadows, Magalia and Stirling City.

Then at 6:30 a.m., two crews from Oroville and Gridley will be sent to the Concow area.

With heavy winds expected, PG&E said that if there is a downed power line near you, you should call them at 1-800-743-5002.

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Chico
Few Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 75°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
73° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 73°
Chester
Overcast
53° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 53°
Red Bluff
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Few Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 75°
Back in the 80s on Monday with sunshine lasting all week next week. Windy and dry conditions Wednesday and Thursday will learn to elevated fire weather concerns.
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