Hard freeze warning | Staying open in Magalia | Snow survey scheduled
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, March 1.
Clear, icy weather expected before weekend storm
Winter storm and blizzard warnings expired today. But despite improved conditions, a hard freeze warning was in effect for this morning. It’s also in place for Thursday morning. Conditions are expected to be dry until Saturday, when another storm is set to hit the North State.
— Dave Schlom, NSPR
Owners of Magalia restaurant deliver pizza to snowed-in residents
Power outages and heavy snow left most businesses in Magalia shuttered Tuesday. But one pizza restaurant stayed open, delivering food and groceries to snowed-in residents.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Snow survey to indicate water content in Sierra snowpack
The state Department of Water Resources will conduct its third snow survey of the season Friday to measure the amount of water content in the snowpack. The survey is a key indicator of what the water supply will be heading into the summer.
— Ken Devol, NSPR
Legislation proposed in response to East Palestine train derailment, toxic chemical release
Ohio’s two U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican JD Vance, planned to introduce legislation today to bolster safety regulations for railroads in the wake of February’s train crash and toxic chemical release in East Palestine, according to The Associated Press.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
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