National Weather Service Expecting Further Winter Storm Activity
Residents are encouraged to prepare now for the possibility of further power outages
Lake County, CA (February 26, 2023) – The National Weather Service’s Eureka Office is projecting further winter storm activity, with light mountain snow expected today in some portions of Lake County, and heavier snowfall, “down to 1,000 feet Sunday night into Tuesday.” Gusty winds are also anticipated Monday.
This next wave of severe winter weather may bring further power outages to portions of Lake County. Residents are encouraged to prepare now. Steps may include:
- Filling your gas tanks, in case gas stations are temporarily inaccessible;
- Having drinking water and non-perishable food items on hand;
- Ensuring you have appropriate access to medications;
- Charging phones and other electronic devices; and
- Getting cash, as electronic payment systems may go down.
PG&E’s tips to prepare for power outages.
As of this morning, PG&E staff were still working hard to restore power for thousands of Lake County customers. PG&E's Press Release distributed yesterday describes some available supports:
Current information on power outages can be accessed here:
For updates on road conditions, residents are encouraged to access the following resources:
County services may also be limited during severe weather conditions. To access County services, please call ahead. Contact information for each County department is available at https://www.lakecountyca.gov.