Where Wild Winds Blow

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While the old saying promises that March will “go out like a lamb,” it seems the old lion wasn’t quite ready to let go of the month this year. A strong storm blew through Sierra County Friday, March 31, knocking down this large tree at the T-or-C Municipal Golf Course. As the relentless spring winds rattled nerves and tested lashings throughout the area, the storm also brought some much-welcomed rain and a solid dusting of snow to higher elevations of the county.

Storm Hits Hard

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While the adjacent carport no doubt sustained damage from this uprooted pine tree August 2, the hefty trunk narrowly missed the roof of the Third Avenue residence. In addition to obviously strong wind gusts, the intense storms that moved through the area