With snow falling throughout the Mt. Shasta area and beyond, a chain control advisory was issued for north state roads Tuesday morning, including Interstate 5 and Highway 89.

And the National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning calling for more than 10 inches of snow from Tuesday morning through 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4.

The Warning calls for 3 to 5 inches through Tuesday morning, then 10 to 14 inches Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning – and possibly as much as 2 feet of snow at high elevations.

Locations reported include Mount Shasta City, Dunsmuir, McCloud and Tennant.

When the NWS issues a Storm Warning, it means “severe winter weather is likely and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.”

The following chain control advisory was issued Tuesday morning and may have changed by the time this was posted:

• I-5 Pollard Flat – Northbound I-5 chain control level R-1 Modified 19 miles south of Dunsmuir. Trucks and vehicles pulling trailers require chains, traction devices or snow tires on the drive axle of all vehicles except four-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicles.

Chain control effective from Jan. 3 at 2:01 a.m.

Last updated Jan. 3 at 9:49 a.m.

• I-5 Dunsmuir northbound and southbound – Northbound I-5 chain control level R-1 three miles south of Dunsmuir (south Dunsmuir). Chains, traction devices or snow tires are required on the drive axle of all vehicles except four-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicles.

Chain control effective from Jan. 3 at 4:56 a.m.

Last updated Jan. 3 at 9:49 a.m.

• I-5 Mount Shasta – Southbound Highway 89 chain control level R-2, 0.5 mile south of Junction I-5 and SR-89.

Chains or traction devices are required on the drive axle of all vehicles except four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles with snow treaded tires on all wheels.

Chain control effective from Jan. 3 at 1:39 a.m.

Last updated Jan. 3 at 9:53 a.m.

• SR-89 – Southbound Highway 89 chain control level R-2, 0.5 mile south of Junction I-5 and SR-89.

Chains or traction devices are required on the drive axle of all vehicles except four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles with snow treaded tires on all wheels.

Chain control effective from Jan. 3 at 1:39 a.m.

Last updated Jan. 3 at 10:11 a.m.

• SR-89 – Northbound Highway 89 chain control level R-2, 13 miles north of Junction SR-299 Red Hill).

Chains or traction devices are required on the drive axle of all vehicles except four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles with snow treaded tires on all wheels.

Chain control effective from Jan. 2 at 4:51 p.m.

Last updated Jan. 3 at 10:13 a.m.

Caltrans website: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

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• Source – http://www.tripcheck.com/TextPages/RCreport.asp?curRegion=7

Carry chains as of 10:24 a.m.