The current storm system making it's way through Northern California has made driving conditions dangerous at best. Chain controls are currently up for most, if not all, mountain roadways including 5, 32, 36, 49, 70, 299, and the upper Skyway. Here's a quick look at where the plows are out and chain controls are in effect via the Quickmaps app from CalTrans.
The Quickmaps app from CalTrans is available through your app store and online at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ On this app you have options to see where the chain controls and snow plows are according to the latest CalTrans information. You also can get travel related information including CHP incidents, hard road closures, and C/T road cameras and message boards.
There are also some school closures and power outages related to the current storm.
Berry Creek Elementary is closed today due to a power outage and will be closed on Friday for a snow day.
There are also a few weather related power outages as well.
Approx 800 PG&E customers near Lake Oroville are without power this morning. That outage stretches from Forbestown Road in southern Butte County to the Berry Creek area.
According to PG& E there are several smaller isolated outages scattered around the Chico urban area as well as Corning, Orland, and Gridley.
978 customers are also without power in the Yuba City area. PG&E says both outages are weather related.
To get the latest power outage info from PG&E or to report an outage click here. To report downed power lines, you can call 1-800-743-5000.
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