Storm Expected to Bring Snow to Sierra

A fast-moving storm is expected to bring up to a foot of new snow to the Lake Tahoe region. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the mountains around Lake Tahoe from around 1:00pm through early Tuesday morning.

Forecasters say areas above 7,000 feet could get a foot or more of snow before the system moves out of the region later tomorrow.

Rain turning to snow is expected later today and overnight in the valleys of western Nevada, including the Reno-Carson City area.

Forecasters say snow accumulations could range from a dusting to about an inch, mainly in the foothills.

Northeast Nevada, including portions of Lander, Eureka, White Pine and Elko counties, are under a winter storm watch beginning Monday night through Tuesday.

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