August 20, 2014
A winter storm packing a potent punch is bearing down on the Sierra and western Nevada.
A winter storm warning has been posted for the Lake Tahoe region
as well as the Reno-Sparks area beginning this afternoon through
The National Weather says heavy snow and blustery winds will
make driving across the region treacherous.
Anywhere from 2 to 4 feet of snow is anticipated at the higher
elevations in the Sierra.
Forecasters say up to 6 inches is possible tonight around Reno
and other valleys along the east side of the Sierra.