27 Dec 2021
Severe Snowstorm in California Obstructs Mountain Highways for Travel
The Index Today
Harsh weather conditions in Northern California and Nevada prompted the closures of prominent mountain routes. The squall has already caused an accident on Interstate 395 near Reno which has injured three people.
The National Weather Service Office has put out a weather warning for a possible winter storm in greater Lake Tahoe due to blizzards and wind gusts reported to be potentially as intense as 72kph.
The California Department of Transportation has also announced the closure of more roads in view of the worsening weather conditions.
Inclement weather has hit parts of the country between San Diego and Seattle. Additionally, South California has also experienced intemperate weather conditions marked by heavy rain and strong winds.