A handful of major highways in California were closed Wednesday, but not to the extent they typically are during a major snowstorm.
The highway closures began shortly after 11 p.m.
PST and affected some of the state’s busiest freeways.
The Highway 101 closure, which affects the California Pacific Coast Highway, was the first in the state.
It includes portions of Highway 99 in San Diego and Interstate 5 in Santa Clara County.
There are several major highways across the state that are also being closed.
Highway 1 in Ventura County was closed from 5 a.m.-7 a.t.
The Interstate 5 and 101 closures also affected the Interstate 405 freeway in the San Fernando Valley.
The Santa Monica Freeway was closed to traffic as of 7 a.p.m., with motorists urged to use alternate routes.
There were no reports of major crashes.
The Los Angeles County-USC Freeway is closed to all traffic from 7 a,m.-6 p.p., with traffic restrictions affecting most of the county’s major freeways including I-10, I-805 and Interstate 405.
There were no reported crashes in the area.
Drivers were urged to remain on the freeway.
Traffic was being diverted off major freeway areas to avoid heavy snow and icy conditions.