A 70-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in the Sierra was shut Saturday when a strong storm that dropped almost 2 feet of snow on some ski resorts around Lake Tahoe overnight got its second wind.
A winter storm stays essentially until 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lake Tahoe, where the National Weather Service said more snow is coming — 1 to 2 feet more at lake level and up to another 3 feet (91 cm at rises over 7,000 feet where winds could blast more than 100 mph (160 kph).
I-80 interfacing Reno to Sacramento was shut in the two ways because of helpless perceivability from the Nevada-California state line to Colfax, California.
“The most exceedingly awful part of the storm is here so anticipate long deferrals,” the California Highway Patrol in Truckee tweeted Saturday afternoon.
The storm cautioning was set to lapse at 10 p.m. Saturday in Reno-Sparks and Carson City.
Twenty inches (50 centimeters) of snow fell Friday night into Saturday at Homewood on Tahoe’s west shore. With regards to a foot (30 cm) was accounted for at Northstar close to Truckee, California and 10 inches (25 cm) at the Mount Rose ski resort on the southwest edge of Reno.