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Eyes Skyward: Hobbyist Chuck Winser Manages His Backyard Weather Station

By Julie Horner with Chuck Winser  Chuck Winser has been living in Boulder Creek since December of 1989, a refugee from the Loma Prieta Quake. Because he was working with manufacturing data collection at Seagate Technology at the time and had an interest in weather, the two interests combined, and he purchased his first weather station from Fry’s Electronics. It… Read More
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Storm Update Friday January 13

Weather From the National Weather Service: The forecast calls for light rainfall on Friday with another storm approaching Saturday, January 14. We can expect periods of rain as a cold front passes over the region. Pre-existing saturated soils will not be able to absorb excess rainfall. Urban and small stream flooding is expected along with continued flood potential on mainstem… Read More
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Storm Update Wednesday January 11

WEATHER The forecast calls for widespread precipitation through January 19 with a break tomorrow January 12. The strongest weather will likely occur this Friday and Saturday with heavy rain and wind. Follow the National Weather Service Monterey Bay Area at Wind advisory through 7:00 pm Wednesday. SAN LORENZO RIVER AT BIG TREES FELTON The San Lorenzo River at Big Trees… Read More
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Evacuation Warnings Around the County

1/4 UPDATE 4:00 pm: Many new additional zones have Evacuation Warnings as of 3:30 pm Wednesday. Check for current information. 1/4 12:00 noon: Multiple areas around the county have been issued Evacuation Warnings by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office due to the current storm and rising water levels. Look up your zone at City of Watsonville The… Read More
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Where to Get Sandbags in Santa Cruz County

North Santa Cruz County CAL FIRE Big Creek Station:  240 Swanton Rd, Davenport, 831-426-1664 Boulder Creek Fire:  831-338-7222 CAL FIRE Fall Creek Station:  7272 Empire Grade, Bonny Doon, 831-335-5353 Felton Fire Department:  131 Kirby St, 831-335-4422 Ben Lomond Fire 831-336-5495/Valley Churches United, 831-336-8258 Scotts Valley Fire Station #1:  7 Erba Ln, 831-438-0211 Zayante Fire:  7700 Zayante Rd, Felton, 831-335-5100 Mid Santa… Read More
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Storm Watch: Rain Continues, Crews Assessing

Good news in the Santa Cruz Mountains this morning – while rain thresholds met or exceeded in some cases – no initial reports of debris flows. Fire and PGE crews are out inspecting damages. Many reports of trees and large branches in San Lorenzo Valley roadways, so take it slow out there. Visit and for traffic info. Rain to return this evening… Read More
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Evacuation Orders Issued to Areas in San Lorenzo Valley

EVACUATION ORDERS ISSUED TO AREAS IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY WHEN: Effective Immediately WHERE: Ben Lomond Fire District (Zones: BEN-E001D, BEN-E002A, BEN-E002D, BEN-E004B) Boulder Creek Fire District (Zones: BOU-E021A, BOU-E020, BOU-E017, BOU-E016, BOU-E010, BOU-E006, BOU-E001A, BOU-E002, BOU-E033A, BOU-E038A, BOU-E031B, BOU-E030, BOU-E018A, BOU-E014, BOU- E009, BOU-E003, BOU-E001B, BOU-E015A, BOU-E039A, BOU-E040A) Felton Fire District (Zones: FEL-E002A, FEL-E003B, FEL-E003C, FEL- E004A) Santa Cruz County… Read More