Weather Alert!!: Needles, California Weather and Traffic:
Good Morning Everybody!! Hope you are having a great start to your morning.
**** Weather Alert!!: ****
** The National Weather Service has issued the following weather outlooks, advisories, watches, or warnings for this area: **
– Excessive Heat Watch:
From Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 at 6:37am PT until Sunday, June 9th, 2013 at 8:00pm PT.
– Hazardous Weather Outlook:
** Needles, California Weather: **
– Friday: Sunny and hot, High 114*F. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
– Friday Night: Clear, Low 85*F. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph in the evening.
– Saturday: Sunny and hot, High 114*F. South wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
– Saturday Night: Clear, Low 83*F. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
– Sunday: Sunny and hot, High 109*F. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
– Sunday Night: Mostly clear, Low 80*F.
More weather information and weather radars are on the National Weather Service website at: http://www.weather.gov/
** Needles, California Traffic: **
– Downtown Needles, California:
Due to construction near the El Garces Hotel, H Street at Front Street, Front Street from I Street to G Street, G Street at Front Street, and westbound Front Street from E Street to F Street will be closed.
– Needles, California:
** Traffic Update!!: On Wednesday, ZachNews went by the construction area and the off ramp construction may be almost done which means that the off ramp may be reopen within a very few days. Until the off ramp is officially reopen, ZachNews ask drivers to still plan ahead as if the off ramp is still close. Stay tuned for more traffic updates. **
Due to road construction, the off ramp from Eastbound Interstate 40 to East Broadway (Route 95) in Needles, California is closed.
This closure is effecting bus service with Needles Area Transit (NAT) and detours for bus service is in effect until the off ramp is reopen.
Bus service between the bus stop on northbound J Street at the eastbound Interstate 40 on ramp (Map #13) to the Bashas Grocery Store bus stop at the Needles Towne Center (Map #14) will be detoured onto West Broadway and East Broadway returning onto the regular bus route at the Bashas Grocery Store bus stop at the Needles Towne Center (Map #14).
You can view the bus route map for the Needles Area Transit (NAT) at the following City of Needles website address:
More information regarding bus service can contact the Needles Area Transit (NAT) at: 1 (866) 669-6309
– Near Needles, California:
According to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) website, mill and overlay the existing asphalt is being done and is being done in and near Needles, California on Interstate 40 from Buzzard Wash to the California State Line. The construction project began on Thursday, March 7th, 2013 and estimate completion date is set for Monday, May 19th, 2014.
More information regarding the road work along Interstate 40 at the following California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) website address: