Category: Topock

Topock Desert Tromp Off Road Expo & Poker Run Nov 7th

This is the inaugural Topock Desert Tromp Off Road Expo & Poker Run November 7th and the Topock 66 Foundation is very excited to bring this one of a kind event to the area. There are three parts to the event; Off road poker run! The start and finish lines are at Topock66 Resort, off road vehicles will have the opportunity to travel through the 50 mile desert course to collect poker chips at five locations. Participants can search for geo cache treasure or participate in the digital scavenger hunt. Lots of prizes and fun for participants to seek out. Every off road enthusiast is welcome to attend and join the fun at the Off Road Expo- vendors from near and far will be at Topock66 showing off their wares. Live music, delicious food, and cold beer will ensure a great time is had by all. Family Fun & Dog Friendly Proceeds from the Topock Desert Tromp Off Road Expo & Poker Run assist the Topock 66 Foundation’s Build Your Own Future program which provides scholarships and workforce readiness programs to students throughout the tri-state. Vendor spaces are available. Call Autumn 928-234-6039 Register online at Topock66Foundation.com or pick up a paper application at Topock66 River store or any of the River Rat Motorsports...

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FLOOD ADVISORY

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN LAS VEGAS  HAS ISSUED A  FLOOD ADVISORY FOR  SOUTHWESTERN MOHAVE COUNTY IN  NORTHWESTERN AZ.  EAST CNTL SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY IN S. CA. UNTIL 1115 AM   AT 814 AM PDT /814 AM MST/.DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN  DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL RATES WITH THESE STORMS ARE  EXCEEDING 1 INCH PER HOUR AS THEY QUICKLY MOVE NORTHWARD. THIS  WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.INCLUDING  CONTINUED FLOODING DOWNSTREAM IN THE SACRAMENTO WASH ACROSS AZ-1.  SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE. TOPOCK & OATMAN. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS. INTERSTATE 40 IN AZ BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 & 20. INTERSTATE 40 IN CA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 154 & 155. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE.TURN AROUND DON’T...

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