Lake Tahoe weather: Chain controls, winter weather advisory in effect Sunday evening
Steady snowfall and slick roads have prompted chain requirements on Highway 50, from Twin Bridges to Meyers, on Sunday, Feb. 18.
According to Caltrans District 3, motorists should expect low visibility and slick conditions at Echo Summit.
Chain requirements apply to all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels.
A winter weather advisory has also been issued for the Tahoe Basin and western Nevada until 10 p.m. Sunday. Additional snow accumulation of up to 2 inches is expected.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for the entire I-80 and Highway 50 corridors through the Tahoe Basin and western NV through 10 pm although slick conditions will likely persist overnight into Monday morning where roads are untreated. Check road conditions before leaving! pic.twitter.com/50XBEwbNzZ— NWS Reno (@NWSReno) February 19, 2018