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Another 1 To 3 feet Of Snow Headed For Sierra Tuesday Night

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Another winter storm watch goes into effect Tuesday morning in the mountains around Lake Tahoe, where 1 to 3 feet of new snow is possible in the upper elevations.

The National Weather Service says 3 to 10 inches of snow is expected as low as 6,000 feet.

The service says winds could gust as high as 80 mph over the Sierra ridge tops.

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The storm watch runs through Wednesday night.

By Thursday morning, the service says snow showers could drop down to the valley floors around Reno, Sparks and Carson City.