Roads clearing in Valley

Heavenly Valley reported receiving nearly 2 feet of new snow from the second wave of a winter storm that left the Valleys blanketed in white.

A trained spotter reported 8 inches of new snow in Minden, making for a foot since Friday night.

The top of Kingsbury Grade received 7 inches of new snow overnight, making for a total 17 inches since Friday.

The Nevada Highway Patrol is handling several minor accidents and incidents around Northern Nevada, including a property damage accident on Kingsbury Grade at 11:23 a.m. and a road hazard at Highway 88 and the California state line.

The California Highway Patrol is reporting a disabled vehicle on Highway 50 at Echo Summit at 12:20 p.m.

A strong winter storm will continue to affect Western Nevada with gusty winds and blowing snow making for difficult driving condition.

Chain controls have been lifted for most highways in the upper elevations, but are still in effect for most routes through the Sierra.

There's a high wind warning through Washoe Valley this afternoon. Chains or four-wheel drive are required over Interstate 80, Highway 50 and Highway 88 through the mountains.

Chains or snow tires are required on Highway 28, Highway 89 and the Mount Rose Highway, as well as Highway 395 south of Walker. Highway 89 around Emerald Bay is closed.

A third wave is expected to arrive late Monday, which will be followed by a high pressure system that will bring cold temperatures in their teens through Thanksgiving.


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