By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) — A new storm system has arrived in Northern California, bringing with it widespread rain and high-elevation snow on Monday, the National Weather Service said.

Winter weather advisories were set to take effect in the late afternoon and last into early Tuesday.

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Mountain travelers were warned to expect chain controls and delays.

About .5-1″ of rain is expected in Sacramento, with 1-2″ in the foothills.

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Snow levels are expected to be around the 6000-7000′ mark over the Sierra.

The storm system was expected to reach down to the Central Coast, with rain chances tapering off farther south.

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