Listen: Joe Michaels, Brendan Ruben Oster, Raquel Borough discussed on The Afternoon News with Kitty O'Neal
"Of nonstop news. Traffic and weather to catch you up and get you home. Totally informed on this Monday, February fourth and just ahead, your, traffic and weather together. But first we've got our top story for you this hour. News radio. Af PK storm team coverage. Whether remains an issue across the state this afternoon, Joe Michaels joining us now from the Piquet storm desk with the latest major winter storm now taking its toll on northern California. National weather service meteorologist Brendan Ruben Oster says the heaviest precipitation is now falling in the high country. He'd actually seen snowfall hourly rates in excess it shoot three's power south Lake Tahoe just reported almost four inches of snow in one hour. Raquel borough of Cal trans has that's forcing officials to shut down freeways and leaving those already on the roads, dealing with low visibility and excessive delays really advise people knock traveler the moment. But if you do make sure you know are prepared for the weather conditions. That includes making sure your tires are properly inflated, and you have a full tank of gas along with water snacks and blankets in case, you get stuck or stuck in traffic on highway fifty we do have to hold traffic pretty frequently. Avalanche control and people are waiting in their car for anywhere from one to two hours. Colder air is now moving into the area, and that has snow levels. Dropping snow could be seen below a thousand feet tonight and is expected to accumulate at the two thousand foot level that could lead to power outages. And maybe even some school closures those in the valley can expect on again off again, rain showers through the evening from the KFC K storm desk, I'm Joe Michaels. All right. Thank you so much JoAnne coming up on the."