First snow blankets Lake Tahoe on Thanksgiving

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People celebrating Thanksgiving in the Sierra were treated to the first snowfall of the season.

People celebrating Thanksgiving in the Sierra were treated to the first snowfall of the season.

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The snow began falling on Wednesday evening and Sierra-at-Tahoe resort says more than a foot fell overnight.

The National Weather Service in Reno and local highway patrol warned people to drive safe and use chains on their tires where required.
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