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Take two: New winter storm moves into Lake Tahoe Basin today

Expect about a foot of snow or more at lake level, gusts of up to 100 mph along the ridges and low visibility this afternoon as the next storm moves into the Lake Tahoe Basin.

A winter storm warning is in effect from 4 this afternoon until 4 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Reno.

Snow will begin across the basin late this afternoon and become heavy at times tonight and Sunday. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 20 inches are expected at lake level with 18 to 30 inches above 7,000 feet, the weather service said.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph at lake level and gusts near 100 mph over the higher

ridges will produce areas of blowing snow and near zero visibility at times.

Persons planning travel are urged to avoid travel through the Sierra during this storm, the weather service stated.

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