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Thursday, March 23, 2023

Many storms expected this week

Sacramento – Several storms are expected in Butte County this week, according to the National Weather Service.

According to meteorologist Corey Muller, there is a possibility of a total of 2-3 inches of rain on the valley floor from Tuesday to Sunday.

“As you go east in the foothills, those totals are going to go up quite a bit,” Muller said. “We’ll be looking at anywhere from like 3 to 7 inches of rain, so pretty much.”

The first storm is expected later today, mainly after 3 p.m. with high temperatures of 50 degrees and lows of 43 degrees. According to the National Weather Service, winds are expected to be 6-8 mph in the afternoon and 6-10 mph at night. There is a chance of rain from tonight to Wednesday.

It will rain on Wednesday night with maximum temperature of 50 degrees and minimum temperature of 47 degrees. Wind gusts of 10-16 mph are forecast for Wednesday and wind speed up to 28 mph. At night, winds of 13-21 mph with gusts of 25 mph are expected.

Rain will continue on Thursday with a maximum temperature of 51 degrees and a low temperature of 39 degrees. There is a 50% chance of rain on Thursday evening.

More rain likely on Friday, mainly cloudy after 10 am. The maximum temperature is expected to be 47 degrees and the minimum is 42 degrees. On Christmas Day, it is likely to rain, cloudy and rain with at least 39 with a maximum of 47. It is likely to be cloudy on Sunday and rain is likely to come and rain with minimum temperature with maximum 45 degree Celsius. 37.

Paul Moreno, PG&E Communications Principal, said PG&E urges its customers to have flashlights or battery-powered lanterns ready in case there is a power outage during a storm. He said that keeping in view the danger of fire, avoid using candles for lighting in case of power failure.

“Stocking water in empty two-liter soda bottles isn’t bad,” Moreno said. “Then if you have an outage, you can move those frozen water bottles to your refrigerator to help keep your food cold longer.”

He also said that if there is an outage, inform us by calling 1-800-743-5002. Outage status updates are also available by calling. Moreno said PG&E has recovered from past storms in Butte County and that PG&E will have crews ahead of time to help respond to outages at a faster rate.

Butte County Public Works administrative coordinator Ashley Snyder said it’s important to regularly check the national weather system and local news for weather updates.

“We have staff ready on standby for any fallen trees and or we have plugged culverts,” Snyder said. “And we anticipate having crews on standby this weekend as the storm intensifies.”

He said that if residents see anything like fallen trees that need to be reported, call the Public Works Department at 896-7800 or visit the Public Works website https://chico.ca.us/public – Report online. Works.

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