MENDOCINO Co., — Route 20 near Calpella has a lot going on this morning. At 5:30am, County Road 144 in Calpella was coned off to close the offramp from Route 20. A big rig hit a power pole at 3:42am and was entangled in the lines and the pole, completely blocking the roadway. Shortly before 5am, California Highway Patrol learned that the ETA for AT&T was 90 minutes. No injuries were reported.
There is one-way traffic on Route 20 from the east fork of the Russian River to the North Calpella Overcrossing.
There is one-way traffic on Route 271 from the junction with Highway 101 to Cummings.
And for anyone thinking about taking a long bike ride, here’s a map of the Pacific Coast bike route:
Major cooldown with a chance of showers headed this way:
Seas are expected to diminish today, then build back up on Friday. Today, the northwest winds are 5 to 15 knots, likely to shift to the west and subside to 5 knots tonight. Waves are northwest 5 feet at 7 seconds, subsiding to 3 feet and northwest 5 feet at 13 seconds. There is a chance of rain at sea tonight.
In Point Arena, the forecast is patchy fog before 11am, gradually turning sunny. The high should be around 58, dipping to 51 tonight. A west wind blowing 6 to 9 miles per hour will turn light and variable tonight.
In Fort Bragg, the forecast is patchy fog before 11am, then partly sunny. The high should be around 62, dropping to 51 tonight. A light west wind will blow 3 to 6 miles per hour, then shift to the west northwest tonight before turning calm.
In Willits, the forecast is mostly sunny, with a high around 73, dropping to 49 tonight. A calm wind will turn west southwest and blow around 5 miles per hour this afternoon, then turn calm again in the evening.
In Ukiah, the forecast is mostly sunny, with a high around 78, dropping to 50 tonight. A light west wind will turn west northwest and blow 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon, then turn calm again in the evening.