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Unseasonably Wet Summer Monsoon Season In Big Bear Valley

Big Bear Valley, CA, August 30, 2012 – A moist, southerly monsoon flow has once again returned to southern California, for our typical afternoon showers and thunderstorms expected through Friday, with more moisture possible over the holiday weekend and into next week. This has been an unseasonably wet summer monsoon season, and the most consistently active our area has seen in over 20 years, with some areas of the Big Bear Valley already 300% of our normal rainfall thus far for the season, which began back on July 1st. However, as is common with our summer thundershowers, rainfall totals have been quite variable throughout the valley, with the eastern portions of town, such as Big Bear City & Moonridge, to Sugarloaf, Lake Williams & Baldwin Lake, all having received 5-6 inches of rain over the past 2 months, with lesser amounts westward, like Fawnskin with just under 2 and a quarter inches of rain for the season. As we move towards fall, high pressure which has been anchored over the four corners and responsible for our very active monsoon pattern this summer, will begin break down as low pressure starts to develop more frequently along the west coast with the jet stream also beginning its progressive shift to the south. Looking further ahead and our winter outlook, nearly all the dynamic forecast models favor the onset of a weak to moderate...

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Community Organizations Active In Disaster (COAD) Meeting Tonight

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 18, 2012, noon  – The Big Bear Valley Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) will have a community meeting tonight (Monday, June 18, 2012) from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Emergency Operating Center (Civil Air Patrol Building) at 100 Meadow Lane in Big Bear City. The public is invited. The purpose of COAD is to advocate for and promote a coordinated valley-wide disaster preparedness planning initiative that aims to integrate businesses, local service organizations, nonprofits, and faith based groups to improve community readiness in preparation of a major disaster event. When disaster occurs COAD will support local emergency responders in the field. This collaboration will be involved in the planning, response, recovery and mitigation of COAD. Community volunteers are needed to help establish the COAD. The volunteers’ initial focus will be to support the design and adoption of standardized disaster plans that ensure common response goals and written coordination and communication procedures. Anyone can volunteer. Again, the meeting starts tonight at 6pm at the Emergency Operating Center (Civil Air Patrol Building) at 100 Meadow Lane in Big Bear City. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31557.mp3|titles=COAD Meeting Tonight – Mike Evans...

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Community Organizations Active In Disaster (COAD) Meets On June 18

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 4, 2012, noon  – The Big Bear Valley Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) will have a community meeting on Monday, June 18, 2012 from 6 pm to 7 pm at the Emergency Operating Center (Civil Air Patrol Building) at 100 Meadow Lane in Big Bear City. The public is invited. The purpose of COAD is to advocate for and promote a coordinated valley-wide disaster preparedness planning initiative that aims to integrate businesses, local service organizations, nonprofits, and faith based groups to improve community readiness in preparation of a major disaster event. When disaster occurs COAD will support local emergency responders in the field. This collaboration will be involved in the planning, response, recovery and mitigation of COAD. Community volunteers are needed to help establish the COAD. The volunteers’ initial focus will be to support the design and adoption of standardized disaster plans that ensure common response goals and written coordination and communication procedures. Anyone can volunteer. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31536.mp3|titles=COAD Meeting – Mike Evans Reporting]...

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