RENO, Nev. — The National Weather Service has issued a series of winter storm warnings and advisories across most of northern Nevada the next three days as the biggest storm of the season moves into the region.

A winter storm warning goes into effect at 10 p.m. Wednesday for the Lake Tahoe-area through 10 a.m. Saturday.

Two to 5 feet of snow is expected in the upper elevations, with up to 3 feet at lake level.

A winter-weather advisory runs from 4 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Saturday in Reno and Carson City, where up to 5 inches is expected on the valley floors and up to 12 inches in the foothills.

A winter-storm watch begins Wednesday afternoon in north-central and northeast Nevada. Up to 7 inches of snow is forecast in the valleys and up to 18 inches in the mountains.

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