DRIVER ALERT: Winter weather advisory; travel to Mt. Charleston highly discouraged

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An SUV in the snow with chains on both front and rear tires.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A winter weather advisory is in effect on Dec. 26 due to heavy rain, slick roads or black ice until Friday at 4 a.m.

The Nevada Department of Transportation requires snow chains on your tires in these areas. Travel is now highly discouraged.

  • SR-156 & SR 157 on Mt. Charleston to US 95
  • SR 158 from Kyle Canyon Road to Lee Canyon Road
  • SR-160 from Cottonwood Pass Road to Pahrump Road

8 News Now’s Orko Mana went live on Facebook to show current weather conditions as our station photographer drove to the scene.

According to the National Weather Service, travel in the area is discouraged. Check the weather agency website before planning your route to avoid hazardous driving conditions.

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