Winter Weather Advisory from 11pm Tonight till 11am Friday. 3-6 Inches of Snow in High Country

Winter Weather Advisory from 11pm Tonight till 11am Friday.  3-6 Inches of Snow in High Country

Sacramento, CA…A cool weather system will bring early season snow to the Northern Sierra this evening through Friday morning. Snow levels are expected to begin high Thursday evening then drop rapidly to around 5000 to 5500 feet by Friday morning. There could be 3 to 6 inches of snow along Interstate 80 above 6500 feet…impacting […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in Effect

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in Effect

Kirkwood, CA…The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Alpine, Southeastern El Dorado, Northeastern Calaveras & Northeastern Amador Counties. Severe threat of Thunderstorms and quarter sized hail. Severe Thunderstorm Warning Severe Thunderstorm Warning CAC003-005-009-017-090015- /O.NEW.KSTO.SV.W.0015.170908T2323Z-170909T0015Z/ BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Sacramento CA 423 PM […]

Sierra Snowpack’s Water Content Remains Far above Average

Sierra Snowpack’s Water Content Remains Far above Average

Sacramento, CA…The Sierra Nevada snowpack continues to build during one of the wettest winters in California’s recorded history. Today’s manual snow survey by the Department of Water Resources (DWR) at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada found a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 43.4 inches. February’s Phillips survey found 28.0 inches of SWE, and January’s […]

Stage 3 Avalanche Alert For Crystal Bay Subdivision

Stage 3 Avalanche Alert For Crystal Bay Subdivision

Crystal Bay, NV…Because of avalanche activity this morning in the Crystal Bay subdivision near east Tuscarora Road, a Reverse Dial Notification safety message was issued advising citizens to please avoid outdoor activity and to shelter in place until further notice. First responders and public safety personnel are monitoring and assessing the situation and will advise […]

Chain Controls Just About Everywhere….I-80, US-50, 88, 267, 431 & 207 All Open

Chain Controls Just About Everywhere….I-80, US-50, 88, 267, 431 & 207 All Open

Incline Village, NV…Chain Controls Just About Everywhere….I-80, US-50, 88, 267, 431 & 207 All Open but controls are in effect… I 80 [IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA – SOLANO CO] NO TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS ARE REPORTED FOR THIS AREA. [IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA] ALL EASTBOUND TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER COMBINATIONS ARE BEING HELD AT […]

Caltrans Prepares For Winter Storm Systems

Caltrans Prepares For Winter Storm Systems

Sacramento, CA…Caltrans’ crews statewide are preparing for the next round of winter storms and will be working 24/7 monitoring state routes and keeping roadways open and clear. This slide blocked State Route 49 near Downieville on January 8th. By the next morning, Caltrans was able to drill apart the large rocks and remove the debris. […]

City Experiencing Tier 4 Storm Today; Full Public Works Crews Out In Force Removing Snow

City Experiencing Tier 4 Storm Today;  Full Public Works Crews Out In Force Removing Snow

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The City of South Lake Tahoe is experiencing a Tier 4 storm today, which is the highest level storm. City snow removal crews are out in force removing snow throughout the City. Our focus at this time is removing snow on primary arterial and collector roadways such as; Pioneer Trail, Al Tahoe […]

Ebbetts Pass Closure Shifts On Markleeville Side Due To Mudslide

Ebbetts Pass Closure Shifts On Markleeville Side Due To Mudslide

Markleeville, CA…The closure for Westbound State Route 4/Ebbetts Pass has been shifted back to the SR-4/SR-89/Monitor Pass junction due to a mudslide. This is expected to be a long-term closure, due to the location of the slide, the weather and the difficulty in accessing the roadway where the slide took place. Eastbound SR-4/Ebbetts was already […]

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