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Weekend Storm System Hits Redding

Weekend Storm System Hits Redding

Posted: Apr 6, 2018 6:41 PM

Shasta County, Calif -- After days of sunshine and warm weather, the April showers are beginning to roll in.
But with the rain comes flooded roads, accidents, and cancelled events.
So Action News Now spoke with public works in Redding to see what they are doing to prepare for the storm.
"We are on alert but so far its pretty quiet," said Public Works Randy Campbell.
He says the department increased thier staff Friday in case there was an emergency or needed crews to go out flooded roads.
"Blocks, trees down in the road, flooding of streets, we'll go out put flooded signs, said Campell.
But with the constant light rain hitting Redding throughout the afternoon.
Crews have been proactive.
However Public Works isn’t taking the storm lightly adding, staff will be on call this weekend if anything happens, and sand will be available throughout the weekend for residents who need them.
For locations on where you can pick up sandbags you can go to https://www.cityofredding.org/departments/public-works/sand-bags
Public works also adds if you see a flooded city road, tree down, or hazard you can call and report that at (530) 225-4170.

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