The National Weather Service forecasted snowfall rates of 2-3 inches per hour possible for Saturday afternoon. Heavy snow with additional accumulations of 8 to 18 inches was expected for the Greater Lake Tahoe area, until 10 am on Tuesday.
Footage by the Californian Department of Transport shows blowing snow and traffic on the I-80 at Donner Summit. The state police said the highway was closed on the westbound side at the Nevada Stateline and on the eastbound at Colfax. Credit: California Department of Transportation via Storyful