Heavy snowfall and gusting winds bringing journey in El Dorado County to a halt

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Heavy snowfall and gusting winds bringing journey in El Dorado County to a halt


Heavy snowfall and gusting winds bringing journey in El Dorado County to a halt

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EL DORADO COUNTY – Heavy snow and robust winds are hitting El Dorado County arduous.

The damaging circumstances compelled dozens of faculties to shut. Households are staying residence in freezing circumstances. 

Dad John Bickford was on the Pollock Pines Safeway along with his three younger youngsters.

“The youngsters take pleasure in it,” Bickford stated. “I work after which my spouse has been staying at residence with them.” 

The acute climate led Caltrans to shut down the main corridors by the Sierra. Caltrans compelled Drivers to exit Freeway 50 in Pollock Pines. 

Eric Lamby determined to show the highway closure right into a leisure exercise. He placed on his skis and grabbed his poles. 

“I am on my approach as much as Reno and residential and I bought caught, so I believed I might get somewhat work out whereas I wait,” Lamby stated. 

“So that is your train,” CBS13’s Steve Giant requested.

“Yeah I busted it out,” Lamby stated.

Others took the extra conventional strategy: sitting and ready.

In addition to closed roads and faculties, El Dorado County additionally closed authorities buildings. An indication on the entrance door of the Placerville courthouse learn “courtroom is closed.”

Justice will look forward to this storm to cross. 

Blizzard circumstances and a wide-ranging impression are making enterprise as ordinary, not possible.

There is not any phrase when Freeway 50 will re-open.

Caltrans says it’s doing avalanche controls.