Needles, California Weather and Traffic:

Needles, California Weather and Traffic:

Good Morning Everybody!! Hope you are having a great start to your morning.

Have a fun and safe Happy Halloween.

Drives should use caution when driving in areas where kids are out Trick or Treating.

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** Needles, California Weather: **

– Thursday: Sunny, High 78*F. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

– Thursday Night: Clear, Low 54*F. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

– Friday: Sunny, High 82*F. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

– Friday Night: Clear, Low 55*F. East wind around 8 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.

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More weather information and weather radars are on the National Weather Service website at:

http://www.weather.gov/

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**** Needles, California Traffic: ****

– Downtown Needles, California:

Due to the removal of a large tanker under Santa Fe Park, drivers should be on alert for addition street closures or traffic restrictions near the intersection of Front Street and G Street. This removal of this large tanker from under Santa Fe Park may happen between Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 to Thursday, June 27th, 2013. As of Thursday, October, 3rd, 2013, H Street at Front Street, Front Street from I Street to G Street, and G Street at Front Street remain closed.

– Near Needles, California:

According to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) website, mill and overlay the existing asphalt is being done and is being done in and near Needles, California on Interstate 40 from Buzzard Wash to the California State Line. The construction project began on Thursday, March 7th, 2013 and estimate completion date is set for Monday, May 19th, 2014.

More information regarding the road work along Interstate 40 at the following California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) website address:

http://dot.ca.gov/hq/construc/consMap/consproject1.php? DISTEA=080K2604

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News Update!!: Hualian, Taiwan: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake has occurred near Hualian, Taiwan.

News Update!!: Hualian, Taiwan: Magnitude 6.6 earthquake has occurred near Hualian, Taiwan.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred near Hualian, Taiwan at around 12:02:09 UTC on Wednesday, October 31st, 2013.

The strong earthquake caused buildings to shake over a wide area of Taiwan including the capital of Taiwan.

At this moment, there is no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties, but because of the remoteness of the epicenter where this earthquake occurred, it could take some time for the full impact of the earthquake.

Taiwan’s Railway Administration has immediately suspended all train service while it checked for any possible damage to tracks.

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, no tsunami warnings have been issued due to this earthquake.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story.

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Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Administrative Monthly Report for September 2013.

Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Administrative Monthly Report for September 2013.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Administrative Monthly Report for September 2013 was posted for the public as agenda item #1 during last Tuesday’s Needles City Council Meeting in Needles, California.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Administrative Monthly Report for September 2013, San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a total of 77 request for assistance.

Division wide, San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a total of 583 incidents in the South Desert area during September 2013.

Estimated fire lose totaled $55,000 dollars and value lose totaled $75,000 dollars during September 2013.

** San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the following incidents: **

– Fire: 2

-Rupture / Explosions: 0

– EMS / Rescue : 47

– Hazardous Conditions: 1

– Service Calls: 7

– Good Intent Calls: 19

– False Calls: 1

– Other: 0

** Outside of Needles, California, San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the following incidents: **

– Fires: 1

– Traffic Incidents: 7

– Railroad: 0

– Medical Aid: 2

For City of Needles response area year to date, non-fire response were totaled 847, fire responses totaled 47, and alarms totaled 894.

** Significant events includes: **

– Fire Prevention Week was held from Monday, October 7th, 2013 to Sunday, October 13th, 2013.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department stopped by at local schools around Needles, California and provided information for home safety like kitchen safety tips such as how to never put water on a grease fire; stop, drop, cover your face if possible, and roll in case your clothes catch on fire; and keeping the door closed or close the door of your microwave and unplug the microwave then be sure to have it checked out before using in case of a microwave fire.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department wants the public to know to always have a safety plan in case of a fire and to practice what to do to escape a fire.

The public should always be prepared for any emergency and have an emergency kit ready to go. 

You can read the full agenda item #1 packet regarding this agenda item at the following City of Needles website address:

http://www.cityofneedles.com/2013-website-file-posting/1_City_Council/10-October/Mtg-2/cc_102213-1.pdf

Watch the video at the following ZachNews on YouTube website address:

– Needles City Council: 10-22-2013: Item #1:

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Downtown Needles, CA: Fun times by all during the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade and Carnival last Saturday.

Downtown Needles, CA: Fun times by all during the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade and Carnival last Saturday.

Families from around the community came to have a fun time during the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade and Carnival hold last at Santa Fe Park in Downtown Needles, California.

This year’s Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade and Carnival theme was “When I Grow Up” and children were dress up in costumes showing who they dream to be when they grow up.

Many of those children in costumes participated in the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade along H Street then onto West Broadway to G Street then ending on Front Street at Santa Fe Park where everybody cheered.

Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade winners were announced and awarded later that afternoon well families enjoyed the many fun activities, games, entertainment, and goodies being offered at the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Carnival held in Santa Fe Park.

There was also activities to welcome in Halloween early and even a pumpkin patch was there for the kids.

It was a fun and great time for the whole family.

You can view the pictures of the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade and Carnival at the following ZachNews website address:

https://m.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=675435725807736&id=197035476981099&set=pcb.675436552474320&source=49&refid=17

You can watch the video of the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade at the following ZachNews on YouTube website address:

For more information regarding the Parent Teacher Association’s Kiddie Parade and Carnival, please contact Mia Rockwood at: 1 (760) 220-6884 or Christin Rockwood at: 1 (760) 220-8751.

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