As the snow falls, Holly Ly, left, and Charles Luong of San Diego, struggle to put tire chains on their car in Camino on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015. Snow levels dropped to about 2,000 feet elevation and motorists on US 50 were required to install chains just east of Placerville, Calif.
As the snow falls, Holly Ly, left, and Charles Luong of San Diego, struggle to put tire chains on their car in Camino on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015. Snow levels dropped to about 2,000 feet elevation and motorists on US 50 were required to install chains just east of Placerville, Calif. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
As the snow falls, Holly Ly, left, and Charles Luong of San Diego, struggle to put tire chains on their car in Camino on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015. Snow levels dropped to about 2,000 feet elevation and motorists on US 50 were required to install chains just east of Placerville, Calif. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com

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