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January 15, 2013
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Let's stick together in the cold

Power outages and below freezing temperatures make for a dangerous cocktail in Western Nevada.

Douglas County residents at Lake Tahoe on Friday were without power for four hours in some cases, and the whole day in others.

Add to that temperatures in single digits and people are looking for a way to stay warm.

Minden posted temperatures of minus 4 degrees on Sunday and hovered right around zero on Monday morning.

The Nevada Highway Patrol issued a bulletin asking motorists to report any stranded vehicles immediately, so they can help anyone who might be out in extreme cold conditions.

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 15, 2013 06:34PM Published Jan 15, 2013 06:33PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.