Snow and “snow pellets” moved through northern Nevada, on an “unusually cold” Thursday, May 20, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.
While May snowfall in Reno is rare, the NWS said that there have been “several instances of accumulating snow in Reno in May.”
In nearby California, Caltrans announced road closures due to the snowstorm.
Video filmed by local resident Abe Khan shows snow flurries falling in Sparks, Nevada. Credit: Abe Khan via Storyful