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Morning report

Staff report

The Nevada Highway Patrol reports a controlled burn at 8:44 this morning in Zephyr Knolls may be causing some traffic delays on Highway 50.

Today’s forecast calls for partly sunny skies, with a high near 57 and a low of around 26.

The Silver & Snowflakes Holiday Tree Lighing begins 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol Tree.

The National Weather Service in Reno is recommending holiday celebrants bundle up as periods of snow are expected Thursday night.

A 40 percent chance of rain is forecast for after 10 a.m. with highs topping out at 44. Thursday’s low is expected to dip to 29. Chance of snow is 80 percent.

Snow is expected to continue into Friday, with meteorologists saying the chance of precipitation is at 70 percent. Skies will be cloudy with a high near 39. Friday’s low is 22. Winds for both days will vary between 5 and 10 mph.