A couple of warm, dry days? We’ll take them. Thank you, Weather Gods.
Raw from the NWS:
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
630 AM PDT TUE MAR 29 2011
.SYNOPSIS…A WEAK FRONT IS POISED TO MOVE THROUGH NORTHWEST
CALIFORNIA THIS MORNING…BRINGING PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN TO AREAS
MAINLY NORTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN ON
WEDNESDAY FOR A COUPLE WARM AND DRY DAYS. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
COOLER TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF RAIN WILL RETURN TO THE AREA.
.UPDATE…A BAND OF VERY LIGHT RAIN IS CURRENTLY MOVING THROUGH NW
CA WITH LITTLE ACTIVITY PER LATEST RADAR RETURNS TO THE WEST. VERY
DISORGANIZED AND DIFFUSE SFC AND UPPER LEVEL FEATURES TO MOVE
THROUGH TODAY. LOWERED POPS SUBSTANTIALLY WITH MINIMAL ADDITIONAL
QPF EXPECTED. JCA
.PREV DISCUSSION… /ISSUED 300 AM PDT TUE MAR 29 2011/
DISCUSSION…PLENTY OF UPPER LEVEL MOISTURE STREAMING OUR WAY
FROM THE NW…BUT THE LOW LEVELS ARE SLOW TO SATURATE…AS SEEN
BY WEAK RADAR RETURNS AS OF 3 AM. WITH A DECAYING FRONT APPROACHING
THIS MORNING…LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE RUNG OUT…BUT QPF
TOTALS WILL BE MINIMAL (ESPECIALLY COMPARED TO RECENT DAYS) WITH
UP TO 0.5 INCHES IN FAVORED AREAS OF DEL NORTE CO…TO A FEW
HUNDREDTHS IN MENDOCINO CO. LITTLE CHANGE WAS NEEDED TO THE GOING
FCST AS ALL FCST ELEMENTS SEEM TO BE RIGHT ON TRACK. UPPER LEVEL
RIDGING OVER THE CENTRAL PAC BEGINS TO BUILD NORTH OVERNIGHT
USHERING IN DRY AND WARM WX FOR AT LEAST A COUPLE DAYS. MODELS ARE
SHOWING SLIGHT OFFSHORE FLOW WITH H85 TEMPS PEAKING AROUND 16C IN
MENDOCINO CO ON THU. INLAND TEMPS WILL EASILY REACH THE
70S…POSSIBLY 80 DEGREES BY THU.
THE RIDGE AXIS SHIFTS EAST THU NIGHT AS A DEEPENING TROUGH
APPROACHES. RAIN CHANCES RETURN WITH THIS TROUGH FRI NIGHT AND
SAT…ALONG WITH COOLER TEMPS. A FLAT RIDGE RETURNS FOR THE SECOND
HALF OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. JCA
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Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an Arcata man yesterday after receiving reports that he had made threats against students and faculty at Blue Lake Elementary School. At about 1:30 pm, school officials called 911 and reported a man near the campus was yelling and threatening to kill students. The caller provided a description of the man and added that the suspect had walked away from the school. Deputies located the man a short distance from the school and detained him. School personnel confirmed that the man, Dylan Wilson, 23, had walked past the school and yelled threats at a teacher who was escorting a group of first-graders. The teacher said Wilson had yelled statements towards her and several children, threatening to “murder” students.
Deputies arrested Wilson and transported him to the Humboldt county Correctional Facility where he was book for making threats against an employee of an educational institute, a felony. His bail was set at $15,000 and he is scheduled to be arraigned by Wednesday.
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a suspect involved in an assault last night. At about 9 p.m. deputies were called to a residence on the 300 block of View Avenue in Trinidad for a reported assault. Upon their arrival, deputies learned that two Trinidad men, Mark Livesay, 36, and Sanford Vonladwig, 32, had become involved in a physical fight. During the fight Vonladwig struck Livesay in the face using a chain with a padlock attached. Livesay required medical treatment for the injuries to his face and mouth.
Deputies were unable to locate Vonladwig. Hey have submitted a request for an arrest warrant against Vonladwig for assault with a deadly weapon.
Vonladwig is a white male adult, 6’1” tall weighing about 220 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes and goes by the name “Sandy.”
Anybody with information about Vonladwig’s whereabouts should call the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at (707) 445-7251.
From the HCSO:
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a man yesterday evening after he fled from them and ran into the Trinity River near Willow Creek. At about 5:45 p.m. were called to a reported physical fight between a man and a woman on the near the Humboldt/Trinity County line. When they arrived, deputies attempted to contact the man but he jumped over the embankment and ran down toward the river. Deputies pursued the man, Brian Simon, 27 of Willow Creek. Simon ran along the river’s edge, entering into the water several times. Deputies were assisted in the foot pursuit by CHP Officers and a US Forest Service Officer. Eventually a deputy spotted Simon lying in the river with his propped on a rock along the riverbank. The deputy ordered Simon to surrender himself but Simon refused. After Simon failed to comply several times, the deputy deployed his Tazer. Simon was then taken into custody. Simon was transported to a local hospital where medical staff cleared him for booking. He was booked for resisting or obstructing a peace officer, public intoxication and an outstanding bench warrant.