Traffic Update….Collision On 89 Near Squaw

Traffic Update….Collision On 89 Near Squaw

Olympic Valley, CA…CHP is reporting a collision on Hwy 89 near Squaw Valley Road. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00039 Type: Trfc Collision-Minor Inj Location: SR89 / Squaw Valley Rd Loc Desc: BRIDGE 6 Lat/Lon: 39.204761 -120.199463 Close Detail Information 11:28 AM 10 [31] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1179-Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt to 1181-Trfc […]

Liberty Says The Lights Are Coming Back On In Lake Tahoe Area

Liberty Says The Lights Are Coming Back On In Lake Tahoe Area

Tahoe Visto, CA….Update Jan. 11th at 2 p.m. Power has been restored to a majority of customers in the Northstar, Squaw, Olympic Valley, Alpine Meadows, Glenshire, Martis Camp and Truckee areas. We anticipate customers in Kings Beach, Tahoe City and Portola/Loyalton will also be restored today. There are still challenges to restoring power from Emerald […]

Liberty Says 20,000 Still Without Power, Crews Working Hard, Website Back Up After Outage

Liberty Says 20,000 Still Without Power, Crews Working Hard, Website Back Up After Outage

North & South Tahoe Areas, CA…Update Jan. 11th at 8:30am. Please be advised the Liberty Utilities North and South Lake Tahoe Walk In Centers and Customer Service Phone Lines will be closed today due to the server weather conditions. We currently have approximately 20,000 customers without power. All Liberty Utilities and NV Energy crews have […]

Traffic Update….Hwy 89 Near Squaw Blocked By Downed Tree

Traffic Update….Hwy 89 Near Squaw Blocked By Downed Tree

Olympic Valley, CA…CHP is reporting more trouble on Hwy 89 near Squaw. The had all the avalanche issues cleared up and now they have a downed tree across both lanes. Please use caution, avoid if possible and expect delays in the area…. Incident: 00057 Type: Traffic Hazard Location: Sr89 / Squaw Valley Rd Loc Desc: […]

Over 19,000 Customers Without Power At This Time

Over 19,000 Customers Without Power At This Time

Truckee, CA…From Liberty Energy…”The majority of customers along the North Shore, West Shore and continuing through Truckee to Portola are without power due to a mudslide & falling trees that have damaged all of the three energy sources to the region. About 1,700 customers in SLT remain without power due to a fallen tree branch […]

Midnight At Earliest For Power Restoral For Tahoe Area Liberty Customers

Midnight At Earliest For Power Restoral For Tahoe Area Liberty Customers

Truckee, CA…Liberty Energy says power restoration may be midnight. There are currently 5,401 Liberty customers in Eldorado & Placer Counties without power at this time… “Update Jan. 8 @ 9:15 pm 20 customers along Turnback Trail in SLT w/out power due to tree on line & snapped pole. Crew in route; no est. restoration time. […]

Placer County, Red Cross Open Emergency Shelter in Kings Beach

Placer County, Red Cross Open Emergency Shelter in Kings Beach

Kings Beach, CA… With the worst of the storm flooding still left to come, and many North Lake Tahoe area residents without power, Placer County and the American Red Cross will open an emergency shelter tonight at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach.  The shelter is expected to open at 8 p.m.Parking is available […]

Sierra Avalanche Warning In Effect For Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Sierra Avalanche Warning In Effect For Greater Lake Tahoe Area

Truckee, CA…Natural and human triggered avalanches are certain today due to the significant amount of rain on snow expected below 9300 ft. and heavy wet snow loading above 9000 ft. Large, deep, destructive wet slab, deep slab, and wind slab avalanches will occur today as well as loose wet avalanches. Avalanches could run farther than […]

Liberty Reporting Less Than 100 Customers Without Power

Liberty Reporting Less Than 100 Customers Without Power

Tahoe City, CA….Update Jan. 7th 6:30pm. Please be advised weather conditions have improved and less than 100 customers are currently without power. Crews continue to work on restoration in Placer County. The weather forecast continues to be grim for Sunday. Additional Liberty Utilities crews are on stand-by. Please utilize our website for outage update information. […]

Placer County Is Ready To Help During Storm

Placer County Is Ready To Help During Storm

Tahoe City, CA…The “Pineapple Express” warm winter storm headed our way this weekend is forecast to be one of the largest in years – with flooding, road closures and utility outages expected to be serious and widespread. Stay tuned for emergency updates by signing up for the Placer Alert notification system (www.placer-alert.org), follow the weather […]

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