The main interstate that links northern Nevada and California is open again, after being shut down late Tuesday because of whiteout conditions.
The snowy conditions led to a number of spinouts and jackknifed trucks.
The highway patrol is warning travelers to be ready for slow going.
As much as 6 feet of snow is on the ground at higher elevations around Lake Tahoe.
An avalanche at the Squaw Valley USA ski resort killed a veteran ski patrol member who was working on avalanche control Tuesday.
The Sierra Avalanche Center says avalanche danger is high Wednesday on steep terrain.