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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Colder temperatures in the middle of the week, flood warnings canceled at Dixie Burns Scar

CHICO – After a week of hundred degree heat in the North Valley, the weather will drop to the high 90s. Meanwhile, communities in the burning trail north of the Dixie Fire saw a night of minimal rainfall on Saturday evening following a flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service.

While the temperature will remain above 100 degrees on Monday and Tuesday, the heat will drop by Wednesday.

“We’re going to have a lot of cold storage by midweek,” said National Weather Service forecaster Emily Heller. “We will see a gradual decrease into the 90s – which I mean is still warm – but we are expecting the highs to be relatively low by the fourth week of July.”

flash flooding update

Heller said that around 9 p.m. on Saturday, the flash flood warning announced by the National Weather Service was canceled due to a lack of rain-related reports.

The warning was originally declared toward the burn mark of the Dixie Fire, a wildfire that touched land in Butte, Plumas, Lassen, Shasta and Tehama counties in 2021, with a Doppler radar showing the Dixie West burn scar north The thunderstorm was indicated after indicating heavy rain. Of Greenville. At that time, the expected rainfall rate was one inch per hour.

The warning was intended to remain in effect until 11:30 a.m. before being cancelled.

“Initially, this warning was specifically for the burn mark because of the risk of rockslides and mudslides,” Heller said.

The original warning stated that excessive rainfall on the burn trail would have caused debris flows, including rick, mud, vegetation and other loose material, possibly through the West Burn Scar along California Highway 89 near Greenville. moves from.

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