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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Nevada, California Counties

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From the National Weather Service:

A winter weather advisory for snow remains in effect to 10pm this evening.

Affected areas include the following counties: Alpine, El Dorado, Lassen, Nevada and Plumas in California - and Douglas, Elko, Lander, Nye and Washoe in Nevada.

* Timing: Snow showers will persist into this evening.

* Snow accumulations: 4 to 8 inches below 7,000 feet...8 to 12 inches above 7,000 feet...and up to 18 inches along the crest in Alpine County including Carson Pass.

* Snow levels: 5,500 to 6,000 feet.

* Wind gusts: 50 to 60 mph over ridges.

* Impacts: snow will create hazardous driving conditions with low visibility due to heavy snow. Chain restrictions and travel delays on interstate 80 and highways 50...88...89... 267 and 431.

Precautionary/preparedness actions:

Snow is expected to pose an inconvenience to travelers. Roads will become slick and hazardous...with snow and ice first developing on bridges and overpasses. Motorists should slow down and use caution. Check our website at or listen to NOAA Weather Radio for updates on this situation.

From the National Weather Service

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