MENDOCINO Co., 5/4/2017 -- A vehicle hit the embankment at mile marker 36 on Highway 101, between Redwood Valley and the ridge, shortly before 6am. As of 6:05, there was still debris in the road. The driver stated that he had hit his head and denied ambulance service.
Just before 7am, CHP received a report of rocks in the westbound lane of Highway 20, east of Calpella, near the bridge.
Shortly after 7am, CHP received a report of a small appliance in the northbound "slow lane" of Highway 101 near Talmage.
There are several continuing one-way traffic operations on Routes 101, 162, 128, and 175.
One-way traffic continues, six miles north of Leggett. There is also one-way traffic on the 101 .37 miles south of Bridges Creek Bridge. one of four lanes of the 101 from Route 271 to 1.5 miles south of the Humboldt County line is closed. One of two lanes of the 101 near Hermitage Vista Point is closed. There is one-way traffic on the 101 half a mile north of Dora Creek Bridge.
Two one-way traffic operations continue on Route 162 at The Middle way and near Sand Bank Creek.
There is also one-way traffic at two points on Route 175, near the entrance of Motorcycle Park and at Buckman Drive.
One-way traffic continues on Route 128 near Beebe Creek and 2.7 miles west of Cloverdale Blvd.
A quick look at the forecast around the county:
At sea today, expect mild to moderate winds. Gale force northerlies are in the forecast for the weekend, though. Today, northwest winds at 5 to 15 knots are expected into the night. Waves are northwest 3 feet at 7 seconds and northwest 6 feet at 14 seconds. Patchy drizzle today, and a slight chance of showers tonight.
In Point Arena, the forecast is patchy fog before 11am, then mostly sunny, with a high around 56, dipping to 51 tonight. Northwest winds 8 to 10 miles per hour will shift to the north northwest tonight.
In Fort Bragg, the forecast is patchy fog before noon, then partly sunny, with a high around 65, dropping to 48 tonight. A northwest wind 3 to 8 miles per hour will increase slightly tonight, to 7 to 9 miles per hour.