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Image: A severe winter storm approaching the Sierra Nevada and the Lake Tahoe Basin causes delays.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - The storm that has pummeled with gale-force wind and heavy rain dropped a thick blanket of snow on the on Saturday and kept thousands of people from their homes in mudslide-prone areas.
Up to 44 inches of snow had fallen in some parts of the Sierra Nevada, thesaid Saturday morning. Forecasters expected the storm to dump as much as 10 feet at higher elevations of the mountain range by Sunday.
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