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Late Spring Snowstorm Blows Through Sierra, Lake Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Chain restrictions have been lifted on Interstate 80 in the Sierra after a late spring snowstorm with strong gusty winds blew through the region but more snow and rain are in the mountain forecast into Tuesday.

A few inches of snow and more than 1.5 inches of rain were reported early Monday around Lake Tahoe.

Truckee, California had 1.75 inches of rain. About 1.5 inches of rain fell at Homewood on Tahoe's west shore, followed by an inch of snow.  About a half-inch of rain fell on the west edge of Reno.

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The snow level could drop below elevations of 6,000 feet Tuesday.