Tens of thousands still without power amid Storm NorCal

Tens of thousands still without power after storm NorCal



FIRST THESE ARE THE THREE NEWS FROM KCRA AT 4:00 PM. >> THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN THE FOOTBALLS AND THE SIERRA FACE ELECTRICITY OUTAGES FOR EIGHT DAYS. A STORM LAST WEEK CUT ENERGY WITH TREES FALLING IN BROKEN POWER LINES ACROSS SEVERAL COUNTRIES IN THE INHE T. ANDREA MOUNTAINS: MORE THAN A WEEK LATER, THE CREWS ARE PROGRESSING BUT CUSTOMERS REMAIN WITHOUT ELECTRICITY AND TO BE LEFT COLD. SOME CUSTOMERS TELL US THAT THEY STILL DON’T KNOW WHEN THEIR ELECTRICITY MAY RETURN. BRIAN: BRITTANY JOHNSON IS LIVE FOR US NOW WITH A LOOK AT WHAT IS DONE TO REDISCOVER POWER FOR PEOPLE. BRITTA: THIS IS A MIXED BAG OF WHAT WE SEE, SOME PEOPLE HAVE HAD THEIR FOOD RESTORED AS IT WAS HERE AT DUTCH FLIGHT UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, BUT THERE ARE STILL SOME WITHOUT POWERON TIGHT. I WANT TO SHOW YOU A VIDEO WE HAVE SHOED PLUS TT TODAY OF PG&E TEAMS JUST DOWN THE ROAD FROM SCHOOLS WORKING ON POWER LINES. NOW WE HAVE SEEN CREWSUT O IN THE ZONE, WE BEGIN TO SEE CREWS AND ZONES MORE HARD TO REACH. SOME PEOPLE ARE DAY EIGHT WITHOUT POR WEAND COUNTING. MAN I TALKED WITH WHO LIVES ON STRTSEE SAYS HE IS PEROW FREE SINCE BEFORE CHRISTMAS DUE TO A STORM THAT HAS PASSED THROUGH TAREHEA. HE SAYS THE POWER HAS JUST BEEN RESTORED TO ITS OWN TODAY. >> EVEN THIS TAKEN A LONG TIME, PG&E WORKED VERY HARD. SOMEMETI – WE MEAN, FRUSTRATINGEC BAUSE IT WOULD NOT LOOK LIKE DNGOI NOTHING, BUT THEY ARE TRYING TO DETERMINE WHERE EVERYTHING HAS BEEN BROKEN. WE FAST UNDERSTOOD THIS. BRITTANY: IN ADDITION TO PE, G & CALFIRE WAS HERE TODAY AND THEY WERE JUST AT SCHOOL, THEY ARE WRAPPED BEFORE WE GO TO LIVE, THEY CLEANED TREES, CLEANED TREES FROM PROPITANE A TANKS AND CLEANED THEY LATERAL THAT THE SCHOOL MAY REOPEN. FOR NOW, LIVE AND OUTSIDE REPORT, RUDY JOHNSON, KCRA THREE NEWS. ANDREA: WE WANT TO SHOW YOU THE COUNTIES MOST AFFECTED BY THE FAILURES. NEVADA COUNTY WITH OVER 12,000 PEOPLE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY. THE PEOPLE OF GRASS VALLEY AND SIERRA ARE ALSO AMONG THE GROUP. APPROXIMATELY 1200EO PPLE HAVE DELIVERED THEIR CITY OF UETR DURING THE LAST DAY. BRIAN: IN EL DADORO COUNTY 6,000 CUSTOMERS ARE IN THE DARK. 2300 DID IT RESTORED.RE ANDREA: 5500 REMAIN WITHOUT ELECTRICITY IN THE COUNTY OF PLACE. 3000 PEOPLE ARE WAITING FOR THEIR ELECTRICITY AND AMADOR COUNTY. BRIAN: CRE OWSF HAS RESTORED POWER TO MOST TODD VALLEY, SPRING VALLEY AND OTHER UPPER COUNTRY AREAS IN THE FOREST HILL AREA STILL WITHOUT ELECTRICITY. ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS WILL OPEN TOMORROW, THEY HAVE ENERGY, AND THEY WERE CLEAR OF OEDF SNOW. THERE ARE TWO SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW DUE TO THESE FAILURES. POLLOCK PINES AND SILVER FORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS HAVE DECLARED THEY WILL NOT OPEN ON TUESDAY. ANDREA: PG&E IS WORKING TO REPAIR LINES ALONG HIGHWAY 88 IN THE DEW DROP AND AMADOR AREA. WORK HAS BEGUN TODAY AND IS REALLY EXPECTED TO ARGEP TOMORROW. DURING THE WORK, THERE WILL BE SOME CLOSURE OF TRACKS. YOU CAN EXPECT DELAYS IF YOU TRAVEL THIS WAY. CREWS FROM ALL OVER THE REGION AND COUNTRY ASSIST IN THE REPAIR WORK IN THE SIERRA. SMUD POSTED THESE TOD PHOTOS, SHOWING THEIR WORKERS HELPING REPAIR DAMAGE AND RESTORE R.PO BRIAN: IF YOU RECENTLY RECEIVED A NOTICE FROM PG&E THAT YOUR INVOICE WAS GOING TO SKYROCKET, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. WE HAVE RECEIVED MANY CALLS AND E-MAILS TODAY, FROM PEOPLE STATEMENT THAT THE UTILITY HIKED THEIR BIS.LL WE REACHED PG&E FOR ANSWERS. THEY TOLD US THAT THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE PROVIDER FOR ITS WEBSITE AND THE ONLY ERROR IMPACDTE PROJECT BIS.LL PG&E SAYS THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN SOLVED. ANDREA: AT KCRA-3 WEATHER. A SYSTEM IS MOVING NOW YOU MAY HAVE CLOUDY SKIES OVER OUR AREA AT SACRAMENTO, STOCKTON, FAIRFIELD AND LAKE TAHOE. CHIEF METEOROLOGIST MARK FANIN SHOWS US IF THIS LLWI SYSTEM HAS MORE IMPACTS ON SIEA. MARK: IN ETH SIERRA ARSEA, THE LOWER SIERRA COUNTERFORTS – ZONES HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY POWER FAILURES. DO SEE A BIG IMPACT IN THESE AREAS. BUT WE ARE SEEING MORE CLOUDS AND RAIN. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWING JUST A FEW VERY LIGHT SHOWERS BEGINNING TO MOVE. THE OTHER THING IT WILL INDICATE IS THAT THE BEST ETH ACTIVITY IS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. STOCKT, ON MODESTO, SONORA, TWAIN HARTE LIKELY TO SEE NO RAIN. THERE WAS A COUPLE OF SHOWERS AND FAIRFIELD LIGHTS. JUST NORTH OF INTERSTATE IN THE 1980s, THE LIGHTEST SPRINKLES. I EXPECTED THAT PLACES LIKE SACRAMENTO AND ELK GROVE WILL STAY DRY FOR THE NEXT HOURS THE SAME AND AMADOR IELN DORADO COUNTY. IF YOU GO FURTHER NORTH OF THE GRASS VALLEY AREA, OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN. IT’S ALL HIT AND MISS. YOU SEE WHITE HERE, BUT IT IS THE DOPPLER CATCHING ACTIVITY THAT DOES NOT REACH THE GROUND. IT TAKES A TIME BEFORE IT GETS RAIN AND SNOW. WHEN THE SNOW ENTERS THE SIERRA IT WILL BE 5000 FT AND OVER. SO AGAIN, V

Tens of thousands still without power after storm NorCal

Amid the days of snowfall and severe weather conditions in northern California, tens of thousands of people across the Sierra and Foothills are still without power. should cross the region. However, this round will not be as big compared to the weather of days gone by. KCRA 3 meteorologist Mark Finan said there would be enough snow above 5,000 feet, which should force road authorities to require chains for drivers traveling in the Sierra. At this point, further problems with this weather system are also unlikely. Another sigh of relief for crew members trying to restore power is a weather disruption, with the next chance of rain and snow not until Friday. At worst, there were as many as 90,000 customers without power since Christmas weekend. As of January 3 at 7:50 p.m., there were approximately 24,000 customers without power. Here is a breakdown of outages by county: Nevada County: 10,929 customers El Dorado County: 4,968 customers Placer County: 4,877 customers Amador County: 2,577 customers Calaveras County: 314 customers Also due to weather conditions , Pollock Pines Elementary School and Silver Fork Elementary School Districts announced they will be closed on Tuesday. RELATED | Snowstorm in the Sierra: Here are Storm Assistance Resources by County On Friday, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. appealed to several utility companies on the west coast to get back-ups in repairing the lines. . The company said it expects more mutual aid to arrive from Monday, which it hopes will speed up restoration times for customers. One of the companies that assist PG&E is the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, or SMUD. Crews helped replace poles and wires.

Amid the days of snowfall and severe weather conditions in northern California, tens of thousands of people across the Sierra and Foothills are still without power.

Utility crews are working to restore energy to people who have started losing electricity during the holidays as another cycle of rain and snow is expected to sweep through the area. However, this tour will not be as important compared to the weather of days gone by.

KCRA 3 meteorologist Mark Finan said there would be enough snow above 5,000 feet, which should force road authorities to require chains for drivers traveling in the Sierra. At this point, further problems with this weather system are also unlikely.

Another sigh of relief for the crew members trying to restore power is a weather break, with the next chance of rain and snow not until Friday. At worst, there were as many as 90,000 customers without power since Christmas weekend. As of January 3 at 7:50 p.m., there were approximately 24,000 customers without power.

Here is the breakdown of breakdowns by department:

  • Nevada County: 10,929 customers
  • El Dorado County: 4,968 customers
  • Placer County: 4,877 customers
  • Amador County: 2,577 clients
  • Calaveras County: 314 customers

Also due to weather conditions, the Pollock Pines Elementary School and Silver Fork Elementary School districts announced they will be closed on Tuesday.

| RELATED | Snowstorm in the Sierra: Here are the storm assistance resources by county

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. on Friday appealed to several utility companies on the west coast for reinforcements in repairing the lines. The company said it expects more mutual aid to arrive from Monday, which it hopes will speed up restoration times for customers.

One of the companies that assist PG&E is the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, or SMUD. Crews helped replace poles and wires.

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