Part of interstate; ski resorts shut down as snowstorm batters California

2 months ago

Tahoe news, California news.

Authorities in California closed a part of I-80 and multiple ski resorts amid a powerful snowstorm that batters the Sierra Nevada with 145 mph winds and 10 feet of snow.

Californians were asked to shelter inside their homes and avoid roads due to “spin-outs, high winds, and low visibility” caused by the storm.

Around 100 miles of Interstate 80 was shut down at the state border with Nevada Friday evening along with numerous ski resorts around Lake Tahoe.

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  • Visitors of Yosemite National Park were asked to leave as the storm touched Thursday. The park will be closed until at least Sunday afternoon.

    “We are one of the restaurants in South Lake Tahoe that don’t close unless we don’t have power or something breaks down,” a restaurant manager informed customers.

    “We’re open 365. Tahoe is a small community. It’s rare when an employee doesn’t make it to work.”