Northern California residents relieved that this week’s rain helped contain stubborn wildfires and soaked dry gardens were cleaning up Friday and preparing for a massive storm this weekend that could bring flash flooding to vast areas scorched by fire. A flood warning was posted in part of Siskiyou County bordering Oregon, where “local law enforcement reported debris flow and flooding on (a) roadway from excessive runoff,” according to the National Weather Service’s office in Medford, Oregon. The NWS said elevations above 9,000 feet (2,745 meters) in the Sierra Nevada could get 18 inches of snow or more from Sunday until Monday morning and warned of possible power outages and road closures. The service also issued a flood watch for much of Northern California from Saturday night to 5 p.m. Monday. Mike Pierre, owner of Mission […]