20 inches of snow expected near Lake Tahoe with winds up to 95 mph

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Clouds over Lake Tahoe are shown in this view overlooking Incline Village on Oct. 22, 2021. (Greg Haas / 8NewsNow)

RENO, Nev. — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Lake Tahoe area where more than a foot of snow is possible in the upper elevations with winds gusting up to 95 mph over the ridges of the Sierra.

The advisory is in effect from 4 p.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Tuesday.

It stretches as far south as Mammoth Lakes.

Eight to 20 inches of snow is expected in the mountains above 7,000 feet around Lake Tahoe with up to 3 inches at lake level.

In Las Vegas, mostly clear skies are forecast Monday with a high near 80.

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