Winter Storm Blows Into The Sierra

Chains or snow tires are required this across the mountain passes in the Sierra, and forecasters say travel will only get worse before it gets better.

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Lake Tahoe region, where forecasters say more than a foot of new snow is expected above 7,000 feet.

In the Reno-Carson City area, mild temperatures ahead of the storm will drop into the 30s, lowering snow levels to the valley floors during the day.

Western Nevada is under a snow advisory through 7 pm.

Central and eastern Nevada are under a winter storm warning.

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