Thursday, January 7, 2021

Stormy Weather, Dangerous Surf Heading to Humboldt

Posted By on Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 3:15 PM

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Another round of wild weather is heading to Humboldt, with winds forecast to begin increasing this afternoon as a storm system moves into the area, according to the Eureka office of National Weather Service.

More dangerous surf is also expected to hit the coast early Friday morning and last into the evening, with breaking waves around 20 to 23 feet. A high surf advisory is in place.

The upcoming storm is expected to bring gusts upward of 50 mph across ridgetops and mountain passes while coastal areas will likely see gusts in the range of 30 to 40 mph.

“Secure loose objects that may be blown around by the wind,” the NWS cautions in a Facebook post. “Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle
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