FREEZE AND COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED IN THE TRI-COUNTY AREA.
- The Freeze Warning is for the overnight hours between now and Wednesday morning. It covers the Southern Salinas Valley, Arroyo Seco, Lake San Antonio, Greenfield and King City areas.
- The Coastal Flood Warning is in-place until 3 p-m tomorrow in the coastal area between San Francisco and just south of Big Sur. Extreme high and low tides can be expected.
More than 500 P.G. & E. Customers are without power in the Boulder Creek area. That outage impacted people between Castle Rock State Park, and a little ways south of Boulder Creek, including the Downtown Boulder Creek area.
Traffic can once again get through on Highway 9 north of Boulder Creek, although the traffic will be slow for a while. That’s because 1 way traffic control is being operated in the northbound lane.
15:58 today - HIGHWAY 9 IS CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTION NORTH OF BOULDER CREEK, DUE TO A 30-INCH DIAMETER TREE FALLING ACROSS THE ROADWAY NEAR PRIMAVERA. THE ROAD HAZARD WAS FIRST CALLED IN SHORTLY BEFORE 3 P-M THIS AFTERNOON. ROAD CREWS HOPE TO HAVE THE TREE CLEARED BEFORE 5 P-M. THE WORK-AROUND IS TO TAKE BEAR CREEK ROAD.
HIGHWAY 9 IS CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTION NORTH OF BOULDER CREEK, DUE TO A 30-INCH DIAMETER TREE FALLING ACROSS THE ROADWAY NEAR PRIMAVERA. THE ROAD HAZARD WAS FIRST CALLED IN SHORTLY BEFORE 3 P-M THIS AFTERNOON. ROAD CREWS HOPE TO HAVE THE TREE CLEARED BEFORE 5 P-M. THE WORK-AROUND IS TO TAKE BEAR CREEK ROAD.
(10:35) Gilroy - A man died in a solo vehicle crash over the weekend in Gilroy. The Accident took place around 6:30 a.m. on westbound Calle Celestina, east of Watsonville Road. CHP reported that a 57 year-old man veered off the road, collided with a stop sign and then hit a wooden fence. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
(09:00) Monterey - The Monterey Firemen’s Charitable Association announced they are now accepting donations of unwrapped new toys for its annual toy drive. The Toy Drive was created in an effort to assist families who are not able to provide gifts for their children this holiday season. Presents will be delivered to families in need December 16 and 17. Donations will be accepted in marked barrels at all five fire station locations. For a full list of locations visit: Monterey.org.
(08:25) Salinas - The Salinas Fire Department reported that an abandoned building caught on fire yesterday in Salinas. The fire started around 8 p.m. on San Juan Grade Road. The fire was fully contained in 10 minutes. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
(07:45) Monterey - The Monterey sheriff's bomb squad responded to reports about a suspicious object inside the Monterey Airport Terminal. The incident took place around 9 a.m. yesterday. Authorities reported that the suspected pipe bomb turned out to be a rolled-up tube with art work. Flights and passengers were not impacted during the search.