2003 is going out with a vengeance, weather wise that is…
Forecasters are calling for stormy weather all the way through New Years Day.
Winter storms are pounding Northern California. The Caltrans says they will be closing Highway 88 at the spur at 8 o´clock this morning.
In the Mother Lode, chain controls are in effect on all major mountain highways. And if your travel plans call for a trip north — California Highway Patrol says Interstate 5 is closed north of Redding to the Oregon state line due to heavy snow.
A winter storm warning is in effect for the high country — and a wind advisory has been issued for the entire Sacramento Valley.