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Shasta County Sheriff's Office declares local emergency

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has declared a local emergency due to the snow storm which has caused significant damage in Shasta County.

Posted: Feb 13, 2019 11:43 AM
Updated: Feb 15, 2019 9:57 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has declared a local emergency due to the snow storm which has caused significant damage in Shasta County.

The weather forecast is calling for several days of high winds and heavy rains. Combined with snowfall, the weather has the potential for more flooding and damage. 

The sheriff's office has urged the citizens of Shasta County to not travel unless absolutely needed. They also say to use caution and be aware of falling trees and downed power lines. 

They advise residents to prepare for several days of power outages, limited public services and extended emergency response times. 

Image courtesy of Sean Sean. 

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Some showers are expected in your Monday forecast, but will mostly be in the northern end of the valley and mountains. Scattered mountain showers linger Tuesday, then dry and warmer weather takes hold for the middle of the week. Wet weather returns next weekend.
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