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**** Needles, California will be busy with activities for Friday and Saturday. Here is what’s happening: ****

– 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. (Road closures posted top map below)

According to San Bernardino County Fire Department Battalion Chief John Chamberlain, the big burn at the Training Burn will between 6:00am to 7:00am PT on Friday, October 16th, 2015.

Smoke from this big burn fire will be seen from around the Needles, California area, including in Mohave Valley, Arizona, Topock, Arizona, and along the Colorado River and Interstate 40 unless weather conditions block the smoke.

** More information on the Training Burn is at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

https://zachnews.net/2015/10/09/news-update-downtown-needles-ca-latest-information-regarding-the-training-burn-at-the-old-overland-motel/

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

– Needles High School will be playing Lincoln County High School  in varsity football at 7:00pm PT on Friday, October 16th, 2015 at Needles High School located at 1600 Washington Street in Needles, California.

** More information on the Varsity Football Game is at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

https://zachnews.net/2015/10/16/sports-alert-needles-ca-needles-plays-lincoln-county-in-varsity-football-tonight/

– As part of the 39th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days events happening on Friday, October 16th, 2015 and Saturday, October 17th, 2015, a parade will be held along West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California at around 10:30am PT on Saturday, October 17th, 2015. (Road closures posted bottom map below).

** More information on the 39th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days is at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

https://zachnews.net/2015/09/30/needles-ca-39th-annual-fort-mojave-indian-days/

– Needles Market Place is back at Santa Fe Park, located on the 900 block of Front Street in Downtown Needles, California, starting at 9:00am PT on Saturday, October 17th, 2015.

** More information on the Needles Market Place is at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

https://zachnews.net/2015/09/21/news-update-downtown-needles-ca-needles-market-place-is-back/

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

– Friday:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.

Mostly cloudy, high near 91*F.

Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

Chance of precipitation is 60%.

– Friday Night:

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

Mostly cloudy, low around 74*F.

Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after 12:00am PT.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

– Saturday:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, high near 89*F.

Southeast wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Saturday Night:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, low around 71*F.

Southeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Sunday:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, high near 87*F.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Sunday Night:

Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Partly cloudy, low around 66*F.

Chance of precipitation is 20%.

– Monday:

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly sunny, high near 86*F.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 64*F.

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

– Friday:

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.

Mostly cloudy, high near 92*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Chance of precipitation is 60%.

– Friday Night:

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

Mostly cloudy, low around 72*F.

Southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 70%.

– Saturday:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, high near 90*F.

Southeast wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Saturday Night:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, low around 71*F.

East southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Sunday:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, high near 87*F.

Chance of precipitation is 40%.

– Sunday Night:

Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Partly cloudy, low around 64*F.

Chance of precipitation is 20%.

– Monday:

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly sunny, high near 88*F.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 62*F.

** 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 main 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. ****

**** Traffic Alert!!: Traffic for Downtown Needles, California: 39th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade: ****

39th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade

** This is a map layout of the area that the 39th Annual Fort Mojave Indian Days Parade will be happening in Downtown Needles, California. **

– Yellow Lines:

Road closures area for the parade. that are planned or may be added later. Road closures may begin as soon as 10:00am PT) on Saturday.

Road closures may include West Broadway between D Street and I Street and D Street between Front Street and West Broadway.

As of 4:00pm PT: Additional road closures now includes Front Street between H Street and K Street including the K Street Underpass, I Street between Front Street and West Broadway, J Street between Front Street and West Broadway, and K Street between Front Street and West Broadway.

Temporary road closures are possible for Front Street near D Street.

– Orange Lines:

Possible parade activity, such as set up and break down of floats, may happen along Front Street near J Street and D Street. Possible road closures are possible so just in case, use Third Street as best detour.

– Green Lines:

Detour around the parade road closures.

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

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

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

– Blue Bus:

The Needles Area Transit bus service along West Broadway will be detoured around the parade road 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.

– Parking:

Parking will not be allow allow West Broadway.

Best parking areas are located on side streets near West Broadway and at parking lots located at West Broadway at G Street, West Broadway at F Street, and West Broadway at E Street. Get there early for the best seat along the parade route.

**** Road closures, detours, and parking restrictions are subject to change without notice by event organizers, 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 call: 1 (760) 629-4591. ****

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