NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — With another storm rolling in, chain controls went into effect on several Sierra highways Monday evening.

Snow started falling around 5 p.m. on Monday and is expected to continue through Tuesday afternoon. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday for elevations above 3,500 feet.

Chain controls were in effect for the following Sierra highways Monday evening:

Interstate 80: Chains required for all vehicles from 2.1 miles east of Baxter in Placer County to Truckee in Nevada County.

Highway 50: Chains required for all vehicles from 3 miles east of Kyburz to Meyers in El Dorado County.

Highway 20: Chains required for all vehicles from 5 miles west of the junction of I-80 to the junction of I-80.

Highway 28: Chains required for all vehicles from four miles east of Tahoe City to the Nevada State Line.

Highway 88: Chains required for all vehicles from 5 miles west of Picketts Junction to Picketts Junction.

Highway 89: Chains required for all vehicles from Picketts Junction to Highway 50. Chains or snow tires are required from Bliss State Park to Truckee.

Highway 267: Chains required for all vehicles from 5 miles south of Truckee to Kings Beach.

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Drivers can check current road conditions on Caltrans’ website or call 1-800-427-7623.

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