Chains required on I-80 in Truckee

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Travelers headed to Lake Tahoe via Interstate 80 Monday will need to carry chains.

Chains are required on all vehicles except those with four-wheel drive from Nyack to Truckee. Trucks traveling eastbound are being screened at Applegate and must have chains to go over the mountain, according to Cal Trans’ website.


To see weather in Truckee, click here to watch from a Cal Trans web cam.


Heavy rain in Northern California and snow in the Sierra gave way to sunshine and partly cloudy skies Monday with a chance of rain and showers forecasted for Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service Sacramento office.