Chains or snowtires required throughout the Sierra
A strong winter storm has blown into the region this afternoon, bringing high winds, heavy snow and low visibility. Highway 395 is closed through the Washoe Valley because of high winds.
For the very latest conditions in the Sierra call (800) 427-7623 or go to http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/ or safetravelusa.com
Here are the latest road controls as of 4:15 p.m.:
Chains or snowtires required for 7 miles between 9 miles east of Placerville and 2 miles east of Pollock Pines. Chains required between Kyburz and Meyers. Chains or snowtires required for 6 miles between Glenbrook and Highway 395 at Carson City.
Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 37 miles between Alta and Truckee.
Road closed because of high winds in the Washoe Valley.
Chains or snowtires required for 16 miles between Highway 50 and the California state line. Chains or snows required for four miles between 4 miles north of Tahoe City and Tahoe City.
Chains or snowtires required for 47 miles between Cooks Station, Calif., and Woodfords.
Road closed for avalanche control for 8 miles between 3 miles north of the junction of Highway 50 and Bliss State Park. Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 7 miles between Calpine, Calif., and 7 miles north of Calpine.
Chains or snowtires required between Highway 50 at Stateline, over Kingsbury Grade to the junction of Highway 206 in Carson Valley.
Chains or snowtires required for 10 miles between 2 miles north of State Route 28 and 12 miles south of Highway 395.
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