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More outages possible for Wednesday's storm, El Dorado Co water conservancy, Damar Hamlin in critical condition

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KCRA 3 brings together all the information you need to get a head start on your day. Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, forecasts and how your journey is progressing. You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. here. WHAT’S HAPPENING IN NORCALNorthern California Storm Updates: Highway 99 Closed Near Florin, Correctional Facility Evacuated, Thousands Still Without Power | On Tuesday, Northern California continues to deal with the aftermath of heavy rains and high winds over the weekend that caused flooding and knocked out power for thousands of people. Read more here. San Joaquin County residents take storm cleanup into their own hands | Woodbridge resident Bryan Hanna wasted no time getting his chainsaw ready to cut a downed tree at Lodi Elks Lodge on Monday. The large tree had collapsed on New Year’s Eve, knocking down wires and snapping a utility pole along the way. He was glad no one was hurt, and although chopping the tree into smaller pieces wasn’t an easy task to undertake on his own, he wasn’t going to sit idly by. Learn more here. ‘Extreme weather event’ calls for water conservation in El Dorado County – El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) has asked customers to stop using non-essential water , immediately and until further notice. The Water District called/sent conservation request messages Monday to customers across its coverage area – including those who live in the City of Placerville. Read more here.Thousands without power in Sacramento County, more outages possible with Wednesday’s storm | As of Monday evening, around 3,700 SMUD customers were still without power, according to their outage map. Many of these people have been without power since New Year’s Eve when a winter storm tore through the area. Read more here. WHAT HAPPENS ELSEWHERE Bills’ Damar Hamlin in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest in game against Bengals | Buffalo defensive back Damar Hamlin was in critical condition early Tuesday after the Bills said his heart stopped following a tackle in Monday Night Football, which was postponed indefinitely. . Hamlin collapsed on the field during the first quarter of the nationally televised game against the Cincinnati Bengals and received medical treatment for nearly 20 minutes before being taken to hospital. Read more here.Jeremy Renner is in intensive care recovering from 2 surgeries after being injured in a snow removal incident | ‘Hawkeye’ actor Jeremy Renner is recovering from surgery after sustaining ‘blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries’ in a snow removal accident on New Year’s Day in Nevada, a spokesperson has said. of the actor. On Monday night, Renner was in the intensive care unit in “a critical but stable condition,” the spokesperson said. Learn more here.Jan. 6 panel shut down after recommending lawsuit against former President Donald Trump | The House Jan. 6 committee is shutting down, after completing an 18-month whirlwind investigation into the 2021 Capitol uprising and sending its work to the Justice Department with a recommendation to prosecute former President Donald Trump. Committee time officially ends Tuesday when the new Republican-led House is sworn in. Read more here. New Congress to convene, but will Kevin McCarthy be Speaker of the House? | The new Congress opens with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy seeking political survival, with the potential to become the first presidential candidate in 100 years not to win initial support from his own colleagues in a a high-stakes vote for the hammer. Lawmakers gather Tuesday for a new era of divided government as Democrats relinquish control of the House after midterm election losses. Read more here. WHAT’S GOING ON TODAY Wesley Brownlee, the man charged with serial murders in Stockton, is due to be arraigned at 9am today. Tamara Berg says there are still isolated showers this morning from Monday’s system. Tuesday should be cloudy and drier during the day. Temperatures will be in the mid 40s by 9 a.m., above 40 by 1 p.m., then top out in the low 50s by 3 p.m. LIVE TRAFFIC MAP (app users, click here to see our traffic map interactive.) APP FOR THE LATESTHere is where you can download our app.

KCRA 3 brings together all the information you need to get a head start on your day.

Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, forecasts and how your journey is progressing.

You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4am to 10am here.

WHAT HAPPENS AT NORCAL

Northern California storm updates: Highway 99 closed near Florin, correctional facility evacuated, thousands still without power | On Tuesday, Northern California continues to deal with the aftermath of heavy rains and high winds over the weekend that caused flooding and knocked out power for thousands of people. Learn more here.

San Joaquin County residents take storm cleanup into their own hands | Woodbridge resident Bryan Hanna wasted no time getting his chainsaw ready to cut a downed tree at Lodi Elks Lodge on Monday. The large tree had collapsed on New Year’s Eve, knocking down wires and snapping a utility pole along the way. He was glad no one was hurt, and although chopping the tree into smaller pieces wasn’t an easy task to undertake on his own, he wasn’t going to sit idly by. Learn more here.

‘Extreme weather event’ calls for water conservation in El Dorado County – El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) has asked its customers to stop non-essential water use immediately and until further notice. The Water District called/sent conservation request messages Monday to customers across its coverage area – including those who live in the City of Placerville. Learn more here.

Thousands without power in Sacramento County, more outages possible with Wednesday’s storm | As of Monday evening, around 3,700 SMUD customers were still without power, according to their outage map. Many of these people have been without power since New Year’s Eve when a winter storm tore through the area. Learn more here.

WHAT HAPPENS ELSEWHERE

Bills’ Damar Hamlin in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest in game against Bengals | Buffalo defensive back Damar Hamlin was in critical condition early Tuesday after the Bills said his heart stopped following a tackle in Monday Night Football, which was postponed indefinitely. . Hamlin collapsed on the field during the first quarter of the nationally televised game against the Cincinnati Bengals and received medical treatment for nearly 20 minutes before being taken to hospital. Learn more here.

Jeremy Renner is in intensive care recovering from 2 surgeries after being injured in a snow clearing incident | ‘Hawkeye’ actor Jeremy Renner is recovering from surgery after sustaining ‘blunt chest trauma and orthopedic injuries’ in a snow removal accident on New Year’s Day in Nevada, a spokesperson has said. of the actor. On Monday night, Renner was in the intensive care unit in “a critical but stable condition,” the spokesperson said. Learn more here.

January 6 panel closed after recommending lawsuit against former President Donald Trump | The House Jan. 6 committee is shutting down, after completing an 18-month whirlwind investigation into the 2021 Capitol uprising and sending its work to the Justice Department with a recommendation to prosecute former President Donald Trump. Committee time officially ends Tuesday when the new Republican-led House is sworn in. Learn more here.

A new Congress will convene, but will Kevin McCarthy be Speaker of the House? | The new Congress opens with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy seeking political survival, with the potential to become the first presidential candidate in 100 years not to win initial support from his own colleagues in a a high-stakes vote for the hammer. Lawmakers gather Tuesday for a new era of divided government as Democrats relinquish control of the House after midterm election losses. Learn more here.

WHAT IS TODAY

  • Wesley Brownlee, the man charged with serial murders in Stockton, is due for arraignment at 9am today.
  • The California Department of Water Resources is conducting its first snow survey at the Philips Station of the season today at 11 a.m.

TODAY’S WEATHER OUTLOOK

Meteorologist Tamara Berg says there are still isolated showers this morning from Monday’s system. Tuesday should be cloudy and drier during the day. Temperatures will be in the mid 40s by 9 a.m., above 40 by 1 p.m., then peak in the low 50s by 3 p.m.

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