RENO, Nev. (AP) - The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a winter storm warning through Wednesday morning for the Lake Tahoe area, with up to 20 inches (50 centimeters) of snow expected in upper elevations.
Four to 8 inches (10 to 20 cm) is expected at lake level, where a storm watch goes into effect Thursday afternoon through Friday night.
The watch includes Reno and Carson City, where a half-foot of valley snow (15 cm) is possible and up to a foot (30 cm) in the foothills.
In northeast and north-central Nevada, a winter weather advisory runs Wednesday morning to Thursday evening with up to 8 inches (20 cm) of snow forecast and more in the highest elevations.
Las Vegas will be under a wind advisory from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday, with gusts up to 50 mph (80 kph).
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