National Weather Service Issues Warning of Intensifying Storm

At 3:30 P.M., The National Weather Service issued a new warning, a “significant weather advisory” for Trinity, Mendocino and Humboldt. The bulletin stated the advisory was in effect until 4:30, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM CARLOTTA TO 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SHELTER COVE TO 63 MILES SOUTHWEST OF POINT ARENA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST

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Hwy 101 North is Closed /Snow on 299

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=41.554155+-124.055236&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=79.857851,178.154297&ie=UTF8&ll=41.554155,-124.055236&spn=0.613524,1.39183&t=m&z=11&output=embed&w=425&h=350] UPDATE 9:06 A.M.: According to CHP, Hwy 101 is now open to one way controlled traffic.  UPDATE: 8:22: And snow is starting to stick on 299.   ————————————————– CHP is reporting a mass of down trees and power lines has closed Hwy 101 near Requa Rd on the Klamath River since a little after 4 A.M. this morning.

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Bayside Cutoff Flooded and Other Road News

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=40.835006+-124.072876&aq=&sll=41.051395,-123.673525&sspn=0.038642,0.086989&ie=UTF8&ll=40.835006,-124.072876&spn=0.077537,0.173979&t=m&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350]   The CHP is reporting that the Old Arcata Rd / Bayside Cutoff is flooded with “water over the whole road.”   Hookton Rd. area by CR was reported flooded earlier tonight. A rock slide out State Route 96 is also getting attention.  Be careful.

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New ‘Occupy Ordinance’ Enforced for the First Time

Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release: On 03-28-2012, after receiving a copy of the Humboldt County Urgency Ordinance #2477 regarding Health and Safety issues and use of Humboldt County Courthouse property, Humboldt County Sheriff Michael Downey contacted the group in front of the courthouse. Many of this group had attended the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 27th, 2012.

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McKinleyville Marijuana Bust

Press release from the Humboldt County Drug Task Force: On 03-28-2012 at about 0900 the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Arcata Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located in the 900 block of Vista Drive, McKinleyville. When Officers arrived on scene they located Jesse Cooke Henning age 34 and Autumn Christina

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Fundraiser for Cheryl Seidner

In keeping with Redheaded Blackbelt’s policy of helping to create an informed community, political and non-profit folk are given space to promote their events.  Press releases are not endorsements. Press Release: Family, friends and supporters of 1st district supervisor candidate, Cheryl Seidner, invite the community to a Wiyot Taco fundraiser this Saturday, March 31st at the Wiyot Tribal Office on beautiful Table Bluff. Come enjoy

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