A flash flood warning has been issued for areas along Highway 97 northeast of Weed near Whitney Creek, which has flooded its banks and is washing away large trees and debris. The sheriff’s office says it has the potential to flood into the Mount Shasta Vistas area and Juniper Valley. A flash flood warning was also issued Tuesday for the Coffee Creek Drainage in the River Complex burn scar.
The China 2 Fire has burned up to dozer lines on China Peak, and to the edge of Highway 96. The China 2, the Alex Fire and other surrounding lightning fires will now be managed together and will be known as the Yeti Complex. It now totals around 3,000 acres.
The Shackleford Fire, west of Fort Jones near Shackleford Road and Big Meadows Creek, is 31 acres with 50% containment.
The Meamber Fire, 2 miles north of Scott River Road northwest of Fort Jones is 63 acres and 40% contained.
The Empire Fire 3 miles north of Highway 96 off Empire Creek road is 3 acres with no containment.