Atmospheric River: Big Sur In Bulleye's Eye Of Approaching Storm; NWS Predicts Nearly 2 Feet Of Rain A potent winter storm, packing driving rains and powerful winds, advanced toward the Big Sur coastline Tuesday, triggering flash flood warnings for the burn zones of the Carmel, River and Dolan wildfires and forcing the closure of Highway 1.
Caltrans Closes Highway 1 Along Big Sur Coast In Advance Of StormsState Highway 1 will close Tuesday evening along the Big Sur coastline in advance of a storm that could cause debris flows and other problems, according to Caltrans.
State Officers Remove 3,000 Pounds of Trash From Big Sur Marijuana Grow SiteState wildlife officers removed 3,000 lbs. of trash, hundreds of feet of plastic irrigation piping, discarded camping equipment and other debris at an illegal marijuana operation in the Los Padres National Forest in Big Sur.
Monterey County Crews Increase Containment On River, Carmel, Dolan FiresFire officials in Monterey County finally had good news to report Tuesday morning as containment on the River, Carmel and Dolan Fires continued to increase.
Monterey County Wildfires -- Carmel, Dolan And River -- Burn 75,000 Acres, Force Evacuations More than 2,000 firefighters continued to battle three large wildfires in Monterey County Monday that have burned a combined 70,000 acres.
Dolan Fire In Big Sur More Than Doubles In Size To 6,500 Acres; Arson Suspect ArrestedA large wildfire burning in Big Sur more than doubled in size overnight, according to Monterey County officials.
Dolan Fire In Big Sur Grows To 2,500 AcresThe Dolan Ridge Fire in Big Sur expanded to 2,500 acres overnight and is burning in all directions.
Native American Tribe Buys Small Part Of Ancestral Lands Near Big Sur In Monterey Co.A Native American tribe of Monterey Co, has reclaimed its ancestral lands on California’s Big Sur coast that were lost to the Spanish nearly 250 years ago, in a $4.5 million deal involving the state and the Western Rivers Conservancy.
2 Die As Car Flies Off Highway 1 Cliff Near Big Sur, Bursts Into Flames
Friday's 'Atmospheric River' Storm Front Triggers Sonoma County Flash Flood WatchAfter a brief respite, another potent storm front approached the Bay Area Thursday, triggering a flash flood watch for the 77,758-acre burn area of the massive Kincade Fire and a prediction of as much as 4 inches of rain in the North Bay hills.
Caltrans To Preemptively Close Highway 1 At Big Sur When Major Storms Are ForecastOfficials plan to temporarily close an iconic stretch of California's landslide-plagued Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast this winter when forecasts of significant rain emerge.