Heavy rains in the area much later in the season than normal are
causing problems around Big Valley. Although serious flooding has not
been reported to us, the river is about as high as it gets.
Streams in Adin were reported to be overflowing their banks, but no
serious damage was noticed, at least in the town. Ranchers may
experience some serious damage due to flooded fields destroying Alfalfa
Fortunately the weather forecast is for the storms to stop
Another "irritation" caused by the storms was that the night Big
Valley News told about possible Aurora (Northern Lights) activity
became overcast and although Aurora was seen as far south as Southern
California that night, we were not allowed an opportunity to see any.
Better luck next time!
The local CDF station in Bieber maintains daily rainfall
records. They reported: