Potential Early Monday PSPS Event: Forecasted High Winds and Dry Conditions Mean PG&E Might Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Targeted Portions of 15 Counties and Five Tribal Communities

Potential Early Monday PSPS Event: Forecasted High Winds and Dry Conditions Mean PG&E Might Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety in Targeted Portions of 15 Counties and Five Tribal Communities

San Francisco, CA…Approximately 130,000 customers who might be affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff are receiving the initial notifications today, two days ahead of the potential event.  Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has notified customers in targeted portions of 15 counties and five tribal communities about a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) […]

The Latest Covid & ICU Capacity Numbers for California

The Latest Covid & ICU Capacity Numbers for California

Sacramento, CA….The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19.  California has 1,264,539 confirmed cases to date. Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed..  There were 18,591 newly recorded confirmed cases Monday. Numbers do not represent true day-over-day change as these […]

Traffic Update….Overturned Hay Truck on Hwy 88 East of Cooks Station

Traffic Update….Overturned Hay Truck on Hwy 88 East of Cooks Station

Pioneer, CA…Traffic Update….Overturned Hay Truck on Hwy 88 East of Cooks Station. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00188 Type: Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj Location: Sr88 Loc Desc: JEO COOKS STATION Lat/Lon: 38.526763 -120.433209 Detail Information 2:58 PM 7 [13] A94-005 97 W/ ATR AND CT // TRLR ROLLED OVER // JUST WB LN BLOCKED, […]

Traffic Update….Pickup Off Roadway Collison Near Sr88 / Shot Rock

Traffic Update….Pickup Off Roadway Collison Near Sr88 / Shot Rock

Tragedy Springs, CA…Traffic Update….Pickup Off Roadway Collison Near Sr88 / Shot Rock. Female out of the pickup with minor injuries. Incident: 00126 Type: Trfc Collision-Minor Inj Location: Sr88 / Shot Rock Loc Desc: SR88 1 1/2 MIS JEO SHOT ROCK Lat/Lon: 38.623889 -120.203056 Detail Information 11:34 AM 10 [21] [Notification] [CHP]-Problem changed from 1183-Trfc Collision-Unkn […]

National Weather Service Says a Clear & Cool Thanksgiving Week Ahead

National Weather Service Says a Clear & Cool Thanksgiving Week Ahead

Arnold, CA…The latest detailed forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada from the National Weather Service in Sacramento follows…Tonight Mostly cloudy. At higher elevations, a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Colder. Lows 20 to 35 higher elevations…30 to 43 lower elevations. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph. Monday Mostly sunny. Highs 34 […]

Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through November 21st

Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through November 21st

Angels Camp, CA…The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county, and location of the possible repairs. Weather […]

Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108. Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Passes Remain Closed

Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls on Hwys 88, 4 & 108.  Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Passes Remain Closed

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported from Caltrans as of Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 07:29 AM. SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM 0.5 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 207 /MT REBA TURNOFF/ TO THE JCT OF SR 89 /EBBETTS PASS/ (ALPINE CO) – DUE TO SNOW […]

Winter Storm Warning from Tuesday Afternoon to Wednesday Evening. Up to 2 Feet of Snow Expected

Winter Storm Warning from Tuesday Afternoon to Wednesday Evening.  Up to 2 Feet of Snow Expected

Arnold, CA…Winter Storm Warning from Tuesday Afternoon to Wednesday Evening. Up to 2 Feet of Snow Expected. Significant high elevation snow forecast Tuesday and Wednesday… .A storm system will move into the region on Tuesday, spreading south during the day. Snow levels will start out around 6000 to 7000 feet Tuesday, then lower slightly Wednesday. […]

Amidst Widespread Risk Level, Amador Educators Fighting for School Safety

Amidst Widespread Risk Level, Amador Educators Fighting for School Safety

Amador County, CA… Scott Hunkins, President of the Amador County Teachers Association (ACTA), with the support of the classified unit led by Theresa Cramer, released the following statement on behalf of ACTA educators after hearing the Amador County Health Officer, Dr. Kerr, inform the Amador County Board of Supervisors that case rates are becoming more […]

Another Bit of Moisture Heading Our Way for Western Slope & Mother Lode

Another Bit of Moisture Heading Our Way for Western Slope & Mother Lode

Arnold, CA…Temps will remain cool this week and another weak system is heading our was. Every drop and every snowflake counts though. The detailed forecasts for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada and for the Mother Lode are below. Today Mostly sunny. Not as cool. Highs 36 to 51 higher elevations…46 to 56 lower elevations. Prevailing […]

Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls in Effect on Hwy 88, Hwy 4 & Hwy 108

Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls in Effect on Hwy 88, Hwy 4 & Hwy 108

Arnold, CA…This highway information is the latest reported as of Monday, November 9th, 2020 at 08:52 AM. Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls in Effect From Ham’s Station on Hwy 88, Arnold on up on Hwy 4 & Long Barn on up on Hwy 108. Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga passes remain closed… SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL […]

Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls on 88, 4, 108 & 120. Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Passes Closed.

Road Conditions Update….Chain Controls on 88, 4, 108 & 120.  Ebbetts, Sonora & Tioga Passes Closed.

Arnold, CA…The first real winter storm of the 2020/21 winter season is upon us. Chain controls are in place form Dew Drop on Hwy 88, Avery on Hwy 4, Twin Harte on Hwy 108 & Buck Meadows on Hwy 120. Let’s be careful out there… SR 4 [IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED FROM […]

First High Elevation Snow of the Season Friday Through the Weekend. A Foot of New Snow in Some Locations

First High Elevation Snow of the Season Friday Through the Weekend.  A Foot of New Snow in Some Locations

Bear Valley, CA…Heavy snow expected above 4000 feet. Plan on difficult travel conditions, especially Saturday night into Sunday over Sierra passes. For the Winter Weather Advisory, total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches above 5000 feet, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are expected. For the Winter Storm Warning, total snow accumulations of […]

Monitor, Ebbetts & Sonora Passes Closing at 10am on Friday Morning

Monitor, Ebbetts & Sonora Passes Closing at 10am on Friday Morning

Arnold, CA…Due to this weekend’s approaching storm, District 10 is scheduled to temporarily close Monitor Pass/State Route 89, Ebbetts Pass/SR-4 and Sonora Pass/SR-108 at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020. The three passes are scheduled to remain closed into Monday morning, November 9, 2020, when the weather situation will be re-assessed. District 10 typically […]

Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through November 14th

Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through November 14th

Angels Camp, CA…The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county, and location of the possible repairs. Weather […]

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