A Sunday downpour pounds a house in Pine Mountain. [Katy Penland photo]
PINE MOUNTAIN (July 19, 2009,5:13 p.m.)—The rains and winds have subsided, leaving Mil Potrero Highway clear, although caution is advised for the possibilty of loosened boulders and other debris falling into the road. Plows are being sent out to clean the roadways, according to Pine Mountain Patrol. Flooding is reported in a home on upper Bernina, with Kern County Fire units responding to assist.
PINE MOUNTAIN (July 19, 2009, 3:55 p.m.)—A pounding rain with high winds in the Pine Mountain area is starting flash flooding and quick erosion. Drivers on all mountain roads need to be very careful for boulders, debris and flooding. Pine Mountain Patrol reports that flooding may make driving local streets dangerous at this time.
This is part of the July 17, 2009 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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