REDDING, CALIF. – The National Weather Service is forecasting a series of winter storms to move through Northern California, beginning Friday and lasting through late next week.
Stronger winter storm systems are currently forecast for Sunday through Monday, January 24th and 25th, and again next Tuesday through Thursday. There is a potential for significant snow in higher elevations, along with the possibility of snow at lower elevations as well.
Cal Trans is advising motorists to check weather and road conditions prior to travel. Also, carry chains, be prepared for winter driving conditions, expect delays and possible closures.
Truck and/or vehicle screening may go into effect for northbound Interstate 5 traffic at Fawndale Road north of Redding.
Updated highway conditions are available via QuickMap (also available by free app for smartphones) or through the Caltrans Highway Information Network at 1-800-427-7623.