01/09/17 - Monday at 03:02pm
According to this article in the SFGate, Point Reyes received 6.8 inches of rain over the weekend.
01/09/17 - Monday at 10:33am
Via CHPMarin: "Alert!! Lucas Valley Rd just east of Nicasio Valley Rd is down to one lane due to a small slide. We are currently on scene with the Marin County Fire Department and Marin County Department of Public Works to evaluate. We are conducting one way traffic control while a plan to fix the road is developed. There is currently no ETA to have the entire roadway open. If you need to get to or from West Marin, use either Sir Francis Drake Blvd. or Novato Blvd. as an alternate."
01/09/17 - Monday at 08:50am
Levee Road is open and not flooded right now and passable. High tide is at 10:00pm so tread lightly.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 11:15pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: CHPMarin just announced that Lucas Valley Road is now open. Yay.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 09:00pm
For those wondering what the week looks like, here is the NWS forecast. More wind and some rain on Monday. Tuesday the rain and wind increase and finally it tapers down with lighter rain towards the end of the week. LINK: http://forecast.weather.gov/Ma
01/08/17 - Sunday at 07:34pm
SCHOOL UPDATE: School cancelled for all of Shoreline tomorrow (Inverness school, West Marin school, Tomales and Bodega Bay) (thx LM)
01/08/17 - Sunday at 05:50pm
"There's a water craft adrift and beached (for the moment, while the tide is out) at Cypress Grove in Marshall." (Thx RM)
01/08/17 - Sunday at 05:19pm
The Palace Market is closing early at 6:30pm today so their workers can get home safely.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 04:33pm
TRAFFIC ALERT: Levy Road (SFD) now starting to flood at White House Pool. One lane is passable for now, proceed with extreme caution. People taking risks driving through deep water.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 04:03pm
"Per AT&T customer phone service a tower near Samuel P is "degraded due to storm" Crews are repairing it and hope to restore service by 3:00 a.m. Meanwhile wireless still works fir email and texting ." (Thx RD)
01/08/17 - Sunday at 04:03pm
NWS: "We've extended our Wind Advisories and High Wind Warnings through 6PM PST this evening."
01/08/17 - Sunday at 02:49pm
Reported: "AT&T cell phone tower out. No cell service in Point Reyes." AT&T phones and Internet also out in Seahaven. (Thx AF)
01/08/17 - Sunday at 02:04pm
TRAFFIC UPDATE: Tree blocking Shoreline Hwy (SR1) south of Olema. No ETO.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 12:31pm
TRAFFIC ALERT: Platform Bridge Rd between Sir Francis Drake and Point Reyes Petaluma Rd is closed due to flooding. (Photo of gravel pit by Richard James)
01/08/17 - Sunday at 12:00pm
Hang on. "Spectacular satellite imagery of powerful #AtmosphericRiver this AM. Heaviest rain still offshore; will move across Bay Area shortly."https://twitter.com/weather_we
01/08/17 - Sunday at 11:16am
Lots of power outages in West Marin. Olema and Bear Valley HQ out. A lot of the valley out. Brown out conditions in Inverness Park and Inverness. (For latest storm updates without having to wait for FB, check out these links: http://twitter.com/westmarinfe
01/08/17 - Sunday at 10:46am
Shoreline highway closed north of Stinson Beach Due to flooding.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 10:13am
SFD still closed at Ottingers Hill going into the park. Going to be closed for awhile, multiple trees down and a slide blocking road.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 10:13am
Have some good storm photos? Share them here. Sounds like we're going to get more wind then rain today in West Marin. Nick Whitney clears some brush in Inverness.
01/08/17 - Sunday at 08:36am
Traffic Updates: SFD open at platform bridge now. SFD closed at Ottingers Hill going into the park. Lucas Valley Road still closed.
01/07/17 - Saturday at 08:32pm
Bolinas Fairfax Road is closed at the Meadow Club in Fairfax down to Hwy 1. Tentatively reopening 1/13/17.
01/07/17 - Saturday at 07:34pm
LUCAS VALLEY RD CLOSED AT
NICASIO VALLEY AND WESTGATE DUE TO WIRES DOWN, PROBABLY OVERNIGHT
01/07/17 - Saturday at 07:20pm
ROAD CLOSED: Lucas Valley Road is closed between Westgate Dr and Nicasio Valley Road
Lucas Valley Road is closed between Westgate Drive and Nicasio Valley Road due to downed trees and power lines. PG&E has been called and will respond to the location to handle the lines. Once they have been rendered safe the tree can be cleared from the road. There is no ETO at this time.
Drivers wishing to travel to or from this area of West Marin are encouraged to take Sir Francis Drake Boulevard to Nicasio Valley Road.
01/07/17 - Saturday at 06:51pm
TRAFFIC ALERT: Lucas Valley Road closed both ways east of Nicasio Valley Rd. due to tree and power lines down.
01/07/17 - Saturday at 05:20pm
An update on the 'atmospheric river'.
01/07/17 - Saturday at 01:00pm
Birds lining up in the defensive position in Inverness. (thx A)
01/07/17 - Saturday at 12:31pm
"You can get sandbags at the following locations: Pt. Reyes Public Safety Building, Woodacre Fire Department and the Tamalpias Community Center (203 Marin Ave.)" - via the Marin Sheriff
01/06/17 - Friday at 02:39pm
Ok, hopefully by now you know that this weekend is going to bring SERIOUS rain. A flood alert has already been issued: North Bay Flash Flood Watch from 1/7/2017 4:00 PM to 1/8/2017 7:00 PM. This is a MAJOR storm. Please prepare now, make sure you're prepared for power outages, stock up on food, charge cel phones, go talk to your neighbors, etc. I compiled some emergency resources in this list:http://thewestmarinfeed.com/re
feel free to add others in the comments here and I'll update. TWMF will be providing updates as they come in, you can always contact us with updates via Facebook or text me at 415-786-4703.
01/06/17 - Friday at 02:25pm
Paul Korhummel won the Sunrise Contest of the Year and its only January 6th. Incredible shot. I knew it was special this morning, but my car windows were iced shut and I couldn't rally. Great job Paul!
01/06/17 - Friday at 12:40pm
Two bald eagles playing with each other spotted off of Chicken Ranch Beach in Inverness today. A good omen?
01/06/17 - Friday at 09:50am
I missed the epic sunrise picture this morning (anyone else get one?), but saw that the Point Reyes Lighthouse Cam did a pretty good job of capturing the moment. Calm before the storm.
01/05/17 - Thursday at 12:22am
Major tree down in the Shell Beach parking lot in Inverness. Good thing no cars around. Be prepared for more trees coming down. (Thx KM)
01/04/17 - Wednesday at 11:11am
"Closed in #NorthOfPointReyes on Hwy 1 SB between Marshall Petaluma Rd and Point Reyes Petaluma Rd", this just report came in. Can anyone confirm?
01/03/17 - Tuesday at 09:15pm
Wind has gone next level now in Inverness. Just heard a report that a tree is down blocking a lane on Sir Francis Drake right before the boatel in Inverness (thx MM). NWS says this system will be strong until midnight and hopefully taper off after that.
01/03/17 - Tuesday at 08:18pm
Major power outages in the Valley as the wind and rain are really starting to surge now. Check for updates here: https://m.pge.com/?WT.mc_id=Va
01/03/17 - Tuesday at 06:35pm
Rain has slowed down but wind really picking up steam in Inverness. Local crews hard at work keeping roads clear. Any other reports?
01/02/17 - Monday at 10:12pm
Two great interviews on KWMR today with Dan Eilerman, the Assistant County Administrator and Doug Pittman, the Marin County Sheriff, about what effects the new administration may have on local affairs. Pittman also discusses the legality of people living in their cars in areas like Point Reyes and Bolinas. A very informative series. LINK: http://kwmr.org/broadcasts/672
01/02/17 - Monday at 05:54pm
More rain on the way! Heavy snow in Tahoe and there is snow in Healdsburg! Tomorrow will be very wet and very cold (snow for us?) Prepare accordingly, drive safe!
12/31/16 - Saturday at 07:35pm
Last sunset of 2016 in Point Reyes. So grateful to be here for it. Happy New Years everyone! #sunset
12/31/16 - Saturday at 03:02pm
Holiday traffic meets holiday traffic.
12/29/16 - Thursday at 10:37am
Here's a picture of accident on Lucas Valley Road by big rock. People say traffic not too bad now, tow truck on way. (Thx FP)
12/29/16 - Thursday at 10:06am
"Super icy on Lucas Valley. Car overturned eastbound below/before Big Rock. Everyone safe. CHP en route. Lane blocked with eastbound traffic piling up."
12/28/16 - Wednesday at 08:22pm
"The northbound lane of Shoreline Highway in the vicinity of the Bat House (mile marker 21) due to a vehicle rollover" - via KWMR
12/27/16 - Tuesday at 10:56am
The shuttle begins on Saturday! "Gray whales and elephant seals will be a main attraction for visitors in the coming weeks along the Point Reyes coastline, while scientists ponder whether humpbacks could appear again in San Francisco Bay in the spring in another “Whale-palooza” event. The Point Reyes National Seashore will begin offering a shuttle to view the whale and elephant seal activity beginning Saturday and running through early April. The bus can be boarded from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ken Patrick Visitor Center at Drakes Beach, running in good weather on weekends and holidays. Children 15 and younger are free, with the cost for adults at $7." FULL STORY: http://www.marinij.com/environ
12/26/16 - Monday at 10:09pm
Right place, right time. Elephant rock in Point Reyes looking stoic this evening. (Thx SC) #pointreyes #sunset
12/25/16 - Sunday at 10:26am
Happy Holidays from The West Marin Feed!
12/24/16 - Saturday at 01:23pm
This car skidded off the road down into the bushes last night on Rt. 1 north of Point Reyes. Everyone was ok, but another reminder that the roads are slippery, drive slow and safe!
12/24/16 - Saturday at 12:55pm
Rt 1 closed just north of Point Reyes because of car off the road. No estimated time to open. traffic totally stopped.
12/24/16 - Saturday at 11:52am
Anyone missing this elf?
12/23/16 - Friday at 11:35pm
Intense skies out at the great beach in Point Reyes tonight.
12/23/16 - Friday at 07:55pm
Not exactly gushing yet, but we'll call it the offical 'spillover' at the Nicasio Reservoir. It will pick up speed as more water comes out of the hills. (Thx JS)
12/22/16 - Thursday at 10:44am
"Northern elephant seals, their habitat battered by El Niño storms over the past 30 years on the Farallon Islands, may be moving to a more serene home in Marin County, according to new research.Numbers of elephant seals are on the upswing at Point Reyes, with 2016’s peak counted at 1,966, up from 1,759 the prior year. The animals first started to reappear in Marin 1981." FULL STORY: http://www.marinij.com/environ
12/21/16 - Wednesday at 05:31pm
An uplifting holiday story...
12/20/16 - Tuesday at 10:04pm
Rolled into town just as someone let a little solstice pyre float down White House Pool. Happy Winter Solstice! Not sure it's a great idea, but pagans will be pagans.
12/19/16 - Monday at 06:47pm
"Traffic control in in effect on Sir Francis Drake Blvd in the vicinity of Perry's Deli due to a two vehicle collision" Via KWMR. Anyone have any details?
12/19/16 - Monday at 11:38am
From the Point Reyes Light Sheriff's Calls. Hopefully the deer is feeling better by now.
12/18/16 - Sunday at 12:41pm
Frosty day at the dock in Inverness in West Marin. #dock #westmarin #frost
12/18/16 - Sunday at 11:09am
Inverness Almanac art opening at Gallery Route One with Isis Hockenos and Madeline Hope today (Sun) from 2:00pm - 5:00pm.