To all of our friends inquiring about the roads of the Running with the Bears Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K, here are some recent photos.  We’re a bit underwater!

Arlington Bridge from then Running with the Bears marathon half marathon 10k

Arlington Bridge (on the way to Taylorsville)

Lights Creek

Lights Creek

Stampfli Ln (across the Indian Valley)

Stampfli Ln (across the Indian Valley)

 

The current road conditions:

CLOSED:

SR 70 in the Canyon from the Greenville Y (to Chico)
US 395 north of SR 70.
I80 at the Donner Lake interchange.

The 89 north at Indian Falls has one way traffic control but is passable (to Quincy)

Best to stay home…. If you enjoy watching these wild weather events as they unfold, there is a great facebook group which chronicles the weather countywide: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PlumasCountyHazardWatch

From your friends at Running with the Bears, thank you for thinking of us! No question, it is always an adventure in Plumas County, Northern California! 

More Information from the National Weather Service:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
330 AM PST MON JAN 9 2017

…VERY HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED INTO THURSDAY…

.A SERIES OF WET STORM SYSTEMS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA THROUGH MID-WEEK. COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
TODAY WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING BACK BELOW PASS LEVELS. SNOW WILL
CONTINUE INTO EARLY THURSDAY. SEVERAL FEET OF SNOW WILL BE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE MIDDLE AND UPPER SLOPES OF THE SIERRA AND
LASSEN PARK IN THIS TIMEFRAME. SNOW MAY ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL OVER
THE NORTHERN COASTAL RANGE AND MOUNTAINS OF SHASTA COUNTY.

CAZ068-069-100000-
/O.EXT.KSTO.WS.W.0002.170109T1200Z-170112T1800Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON
330 AM PST MON JAN 9 2017

…WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THURSDAY…

* MAIN IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED WITH SLICK ROADS
AND LOW VISIBILITIES. LONG TRAVEL DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE DUE TO
TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND SNOW REMOVAL. CHAIN CONTROLS ARE LIKELY,
AND ROAD CLOSURES ARE POSSIBLE.

* CONFIDENCE…HIGH.

* TIMING…SNOW LEVELS WILL DROP BELOW MAJOR NORTHERN SIERRA
PASSES EARLY THIS MORNING. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE
POSSIBLE BY THIS EVENING CONTINUING INTO EARLY THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS…LASSEN PARK, INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS,
HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…5 TO 10 INCHES TODAY. 5 TO 7 FEET ALONG THE
CREST WITH 2 TO 3 FEET DOWN TO 4500 FEET ELEVATION BY EARLY
THURSDAY.

* OTHER IMPACTS…GUSTY WINDS WITH HEAVY SNOW WILL COMBINE TO
BRING POOR VISIBILITY.

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