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January 20, 2010
All schools in the Plumas Unified School District including Quincy, Greenville, Chester and Portola will start on time this morning.
The slide by Elephant Butte Tunnel in the Feather River Canyon has been stabilized and Highway 70 has been opened to through traffic.
As of 9:45 Tuesday morning Caltrans reports that Highway 70 is still closed between Elephant Butte and the Greenville Wye. Alternate routes between the Quincy area and the Sacramento Valley are provided by Highways 32 and 80. Both of these connect to the Quincy area via Highway 89. Chains or snow tires are required on Highway 89.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
UPDATED TUE A.M. JAN 19 2010
...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS...
.PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. SNOW LEVELS
PG&E now predicts it will be 9:00 p.m. before power is restored to Chester.Feather Publishing1/18/201011:00 a.m.
A downed power line to a transformer has knocked out power in the community of Chester. According to PG&E supervisor Kevin McCallam, the cause of the downed line is not known. As of 11:00 a.m, he estimates the repair will take approximately four hours.
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