MORNING NEWS for Tuesday, December 4th
The new storm will bring even more rain to the North Coast today and Wednesday. The weather should clear toward the end of the week and then it will be sunny for most of next week, with daytime temperatures in the 60s and partly cloudy nights with lows in the 40s .
Lake County has the dubious distinction of having received the brunt of the rainfall in the past storm series.
According to the National Weather Service, Cobb Mt received 18.34 inches of rain since Wednesday, the most of any reported weather station in the state .
Other areas of Lake County received much less. Middletown received 9.34 inches; Upper Lake, 5.66 inches; Scotts Valley, 5.65 inches; and Kelseyville, 4.81 inches.
Local creeks and streams went from summer-dry to near flood-stage during this storm series. Clear Lake itself went from 1.66 feet Rumsey on Friday to 2.74 feet Rumsey early Monday morning.
Ukiah rain watchers reported 3.25 and 4.11 inches to the National Weather Service.
In Laytonville, one resident reported 5.5 inches and two Redwood Valley residents reported 4.10 inches and 3.21 inches.
By mid-day Sunday, power outages in Mendocino, Lake and Humboldt counties totalled 2,300 customers, reported PG&E.
A report out yesterday finds there are more than 850,000 California teens and young adults (ages 16-24) who are neither in school nor working. The Kids Count report released by The Annie E. Casey Foundation and Children Now suggests solutions for helping the nation's so-called "disconnected youth" prepare for the workforce. Comments from Jessican Mindnich (men-NICK), director of research for Children Now.
The Emerald Growers Association, "a medical cannabis trade association," has urged county officials to take action to fight the Federal subpoena at a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors this morning at 9 am.
The county stopped issuing the 9.31 permits and reverted to the 25-plant limit after the U.S. Attorney's Office threatened to file an injunction against the county's medical marijuana ordinance and seek legal action against county officials who supported it.
The EGA statement calls for the Board of Supervisors to "defend these citizens" by directing County Council Tom Parker "to oppose it in court, if necessary."
The HazMobile household hazardous waste site will be open in Ukiah Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accept dangerous chemicals that can’t go in the trash.
The HazMobile also features a “free store” with like-new usable products including paint, available without charge to the public.
The collection site at 3200 Taylor Dr., is open every Tuesday throughout the year and the SECOND Saturday of each month. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mind Body Health & Politics; Tuesday @ 9:00 AM
Dr Richard Miller interviews Julie Simon re her book "The Emotional Eater's Repair Manual: A Practical Mind-Body-Spirit Guide to Putting and End to Overeating and Dieting.