'Zero Visibility and Blizzard Conditions' Make California Highway 'Extremely Dangerous'

“Zero visibility and blizzard conditions” descended on a California highway as the National Weather Service said a winter storm would produce snowfall rates of up to three inches per hour in parts of California on February 28.

Footage posted to the California Highway Patrol Truckee’s Twitter page shows cars at Donner Summit surrounded by piles of snow on Interstate 80 as crews attempt to clear the area. “Travel conditions are extremely dangerous with zero visibility and blizzard conditions! Stay home and don’t put your life in danger!!” the caption said.

Local news reported that more than 70 miles of the interstate were shut down due to the winter weather conditions. Credit: California Highway Patrol Truckee via Storyful

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