Snow in Reno, up to 3 feet on peaks above Tahoe by weekend

Light snow fell in the Reno area Wednesday and a winter weather advisory was in effect until 6 p.m. for the central Sierra south of Lake Tahoe where up to 6 inches of snow was possible west of U.S. Highway 395 along the California-Nevada line.

CHP reopens some highway lanes on I-80 in Sierra

The California Highway Patrol said traffic in both directions was being held on both sides of Donner Pass north of Lake Tahoe Tuesday afternoon so crews could clear the highway of multiple spinouts and collisions.

NASA gives view of healthy Sierra snowpack from space

The Sierra snowpack is looking very robust from outerspace. NASA tweeted satellite images Wednesday showing a side-by-side of the snowpack from Feb. 15, 2018 compared to Feb. 11, 2019. NASA wrote, "The Sierra Nevada is really living up to its name 'snowy mountain range' this year. With snow reports coming in feet and snow storms still moving in, it’s now home to the...