A winter storm blanketed Lake Tahoe with several inches of snow Thursday morning, March 1.

Chain control requirements are now in place for northbound and southbound traffic on Highway 89.

Beginning in Meyers, there are also controls in place for eastbound traffic on Highway 50.

Chain requirements apply to all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels.

A blizzard warning is in effect for the Lake Tahoe region until 4 a.m. Friday.