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** Training Burn this week, from Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 to Friday, October 16th, 2015, at the old Overland Motel on the 700 block of West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California. Big burn will be from 8:00am to 12:00pm PT on Friday, October 16th, 2015. Road closures are planned. Training Burn to happen sunny or raining, unless gusty winds occur. More information on the Training Burn is at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

http://wp.me/p26goG-7sO

**** Best of luck to all the firefighters during their firefighter training at the Training Burn. ****

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**** Weather for Needles, California, including Downtown Needles, California: ****

– Thursday:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, high near 94.

East southeast wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Thursday Night:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.

Mostly cloudy, low around 73.

Northwest wind around 7 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

– Friday:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11:00am PT, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11:00am PT.

Mostly cloudy, high near 90.

Light and variable wind.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

– Friday Night:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, low around 72.

Light and variable wind.

Chance of precipitation is 50%.

**** Weather for Mohave Valley, Arizona: ****

– Thursday:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, high near 95.

East wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Thursday Night:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11:00pm PT.

Mostly cloudy, low around 70.

North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

– Friday:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.

Mostly cloudy, high near 91.

Light and variable wind.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

– Friday Night:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11:00pm MST, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11:00pm MST.

Mostly cloudy, low around 69.

Light and variable wind.

Chance of precipitation is 60%.

** More Weather Information and Weather Radars: **

– National Weather Service:

http://www.weather.gov/

– National Weather Service Weather Radar:

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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**** Traffic Alert!!: Traffic for Downtown Needles, California: Training Burn: ****

Training Burn- Old Overland Motel- October 2015- Downtown Needles, California Map 2

 

** This is a map layout of the area that the Training Burn will be happening in Downtown Needles, California. **

– Red Lines:

Road closures that are planned or may be added later. The may days of road closures are possibly on Thursday and Friday from morning (6:00am or 9:00am PT) to afternoon (After 5:00pm or 6:00pm PT) , unless changed by officials.

Road closures may include West Broadway, E Street, and the alleyway behind the old Overland Motel.

Front Street will be closed at E Street not because of near by fire, but for fire hoses running across the roadway.

– Orange Lines:

Possible road closures that may be added later.

Additional road closures have not been provided from the City of Needles Office, but motorists should plan ahead in case of additional road closures popping up leading up to the Training Burn.

– Yellow Lines: Detours around the closures.

Depending on where the road is closed at, motorists have at least 2 routes to get around the closure at the Training Burn.

Motorists can Third Street (Bottom Yellow Line on the Map) as the best detour route to get around the road closures.

Third Street is not near the old Overland Motel and shouldn’t be affected by the fire at the Training Burn.

Motorists can also take Interstate 40 from East Broadway (Highway 95) to J Street to get around the road closures.

– Blue Bus:

The Needles Area Transit has 2 bus stops (As Seen on the Map) near the old Overland Motel.

Because of the Training Burn, bus service along West Broadway will be detoured around the closures and passengers will be picked up as close as possible to the usually bus stop.

Please check with the Needles Area Transit in regards the detour of bus service during the Training Burn.

– Red Box and Fire:

This is where the large fire will be set at the old Overland Motel for the Training Burn; Thursday and Friday.

The unmarked portion of the old Overland Motel will not be set as a large fire and will be later bulldozed down.

– Parking:

Parking in front of the old Overland Motel is not allowed, but only for fire department trucks and equipment.

In case of any parking restrictions near the area of the Training Burn, it would be best to park your vehicles elsewhere and away from the Training Burn area.

**** Road closures, detours, and parking restrictions are subject to change without notice by officials, and any road closures, detours, and parking restrictions can be changed, shorten, or extended, and can be closed early or late and open early or late by officials. For more information regarding any road closures, detours, and parking restrictions, please contact the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113. ****

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