**You should have chains if traveling over Sierra passes through Saturday.**
Chain controls have been in place since last night from Nyack to the NV state line.
The snowfall continues into Thursday evening before winding down sometime Thursday night. The roads may clear up briefly from Truckee to the NV state line late morning. But heavy snowfall returns by afternoon and we should see chain controls from Whitmore all the way to Northwest Reno by Thursday afternoon and evening.
Expecting a break on Friday but we could see snow move back in with the next storm by later Friday night. This storm could have snow levels down to 3,000-4,000 feet. So we could see chain controls setup all the way down at Crystal Springs east into Reno Friday night.
Saturday we should continue to see snowfall with chain controls from around Crystal Springs to Reno. The snow is expected to taper off Saturday night, but chain controls could remain until Sunday morning with the snow packed roads.
Expecting the weather pattern to become drier starting Sunday, but the next storm could move in by Tuesday so stay tuned.
See Road Cams Below - BA
Graph from NWS Reno
Whitmore Grade, Exit 154 - 5,022'
Kingvale, Exit 171 - 6,095'
Soda Springs, Exit 171 - 6,768'
Castle Peak, Exit 176 - 7,165'
Donner Lake, Exit 180 - 6,394'
Truckee, Exit 185 - 5,898'
Truckee Scales, Exit 191 - 5,826'
Floriston, Exit 199 - 5,291'
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