April 27, 2015
Some Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts reported up to 2 feet of snow
at the higher elevations from Monday afternoon through early
Chains or snow tires were required on most mountain highways,
including Interstate 80 over Donner Summit and U.S. 50 over Echo
In the Reno area, early morning road conditions varied depending
North valley areas were particularly icy, and officers reported
numerous spinouts but not major accidents, the Nevada Highway
I-80 east was also slippery east of Sparks to Fernley, and
farther east around Carlin.
Forecasters said bands of snow or rain were possible throughout
the day in western Nevada, but skies were expected to clear by
Wednesday and return to more spring-like conditions by the weekend.
Northeast Nevada including most of Elko was under a winter storm
warning through Wednesday morning.