The storm has arrived – drive carefully

There are chain restrictions currently on Highways 70 and 36 in Plumas County, but the roadways remain open. Call 1-800-427-7623 for the most current road information or visit caltrans.com. Other highways have not fared as well this evening. Highway 5 is closed 10 miles north of Redding, and Highway 80 has just reopened after being closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic due to weather conditions and traffic accidents. The California Highway Patrol advises the public to avoid travel if at all possible until Thanksgiving Day. The winter storm warning is in effect through Wednesday.