At 3:10 p.m. Gov. Steve Sisolak told state workers — other than essential public safety and corrections personnel — to close offices at 3:30 p.m.
"The safety and wellbeing of the State's employees are of the utmost concern to the Governor, and he urges them to drive carefully on their way home," a release said.
Due to the weather and potentially dangerous road conditions, the governor ordered all state government offices (other than essential public safety and corrections personnel) to be closed in Carson City, Washoe County, Storey County, Lyon County and Douglas County.
Western Nevada College's Carson City and Douglas campuses will be closed for the remainder of the evening.
2:45 p.m. Due to weather related transportation challenges and safety issues, all afterschool programs at schools in the Carson City School District will be canceled today, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. No student activities or programs will occur. This includes afterschool programs.