Another snowstorm is headed for Lake Tahoe after more than a foot (30 cm) of snow fell overnight at Sierra ski resorts.
The National Weather Service has cancelled a winter weather advisory for Carson City and the Reno area, where 6 inches (15 cm) of snow was reported Thursday morning in the foothills around Verdi.
The advisory remains in effect until 4 a.m. Friday for the Tahoe area where another foot of snow is possible in the upper elevations beginning Thursday afternoon.
Sixteen inches (40 cm) of new snow already has fallen at Kirkwood ski resort and Heavenly in South Lake Tahoe. Fourteen inches (35 cm) fell at Sugar Bowl near Truckee, California and at the Mount Rose ski resort near Reno.
About 12 inches (30 cm) was reported at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows near Tahoe City, California.