We recently reported that northbound traffic had been closed on Interstate 5 in Dunsmuir due to spinouts and now CalTrans has taken that a step further. All northbound traffic is now closed 10 miles north of Redding due to spinouts from the massive snowstorm in NorCal:
UPDATE: NB Shasta I-5 is CLOSED to ALL TRAFFIC 10 miles north of Redding at Fawndle due to snow and multiple vehicle spin-outs.— Caltrans District 2 (@CaltransD2) November 26, 2019
With the storm just hitting the area, it seems this could be a common occurrence throughout NorCal until the storm dies down on Thanksgiving. Here are some of the scenes from that stretch of freeway north of Redding:
It’s recommended to just avoid any travel in the area until after Thanksgiving. Stay safe out there.
Northern California’s Outdoor Digital Newsmagazine