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The National Weather Service's office in Las Vegas suggested to avoid any travel on major roadways between California and Nevada for Thursday.

Snow and icy conditions on roads have caused multiple road closures and delays, some lasting for several hours.

Significant snowfall was reported by NWS for elevations as low as 3,000 to 4,000 feet, between Southern Nevada and California, making travelling on roadways dangerous.

Many roadways were closed or were completely shutdown altogether.

California Storms

This photo provided by Johnny Lim shows a snow covered northbound I-15 in the Cajon Pass between the San Bernardino Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. Lim, of Corona, said he's been stuck in his vehicle for about five hours on his way to Las Vegas. A powerful winter storm brought a deluge of rain and snow to Southern California, triggering tornado warnings and bringing post-Christmas travel to a halt on major routes. (Johnny Lim via AP)

I-15 AND STATE ROUTE CLOSURES

CalTrans District 8 said northbound Interstate-15 at Cajon Pass was closed due to snowy weather. Lanes reopened to traffic around 2:20 p.m. but drivers were still advised to use caution on the road.

A portion of I-15 at the Cajon Pass was closed in both directions due to snow around 6 a.m., but southbound lanes reopened just before 10:30 a.m., California Department of Transportation and California Highway Patrol said.

Traffic was still being diverted to California State Route 138, back to southbound I-15 downhill as of 1:30 p.m., CalTrans said.

The Nevada Department of Transportation reported that State Route 160 (Blue Diamond Road) was closed in both directions between Red Rock Canyon Road and Pahrump in Mountain Springs due to the snowy weather.

State Route 164 (Nipton Road) was also reportedly closed from Searchlight, Nevada to Baker, California along the state line, according to NDOT. 

Both roads were eventually cleared by about 1 p.m.

Closures were also in place near Primm on southbound I-15 due to snowy conditions at Cajon Pass. According to Nevada Highway Patrol, CHP was responding to numerous incidents and road closures on the highway.

By about 1 p.m., southbound I-15 at Primm had reopened.

California Storms

This photo provided by Johnny Lim shows a snow covered northbound I-15 in the Cajon Pass between the San Bernardino Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. Lim, of Corona, said he's been stuck in his vehicle for about five hours on his way to Las Vegas. A powerful winter storm brought a deluge of rain and snow to Southern California, triggering tornado warnings and bringing post-Christmas travel to a halt on major routes. (Johnny Lim via AP)

RED ROCK, MT. CHARLESTON SHUT DOWN

Red Rock Canyon tweeted that the scenic drive was also shut down due to snow and ice on the road. The announcement was about 12:15 p.m.

Officials earlier in the day asked visitors to use caution while driving on State Route 159. Red Rock Canyon officials mentioned that while they couldn't see the red cliffs, they were looking forward to seeing how much snow would stick once the weather cleared.

Mt. Charleston announced on Twitter that the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, located on Kyle Canyon Road near The Resort on Mt. Charleston, would be closed for the rest of the day due to low visibility on the roads.

CAJON PASS

Traffic comes off an on ramp from a closed Interstate I-15 after blizzard conditions forced it closed in Cajon Pass on Monday Feb. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Walt Weis)

According to NHP, all of Mt. Charleston was under travel restrictions. State routes 156, 157 and 158 required snow chains or vehicles with four-wheel drive. Any vehicles that don't have proper equipment will be turned away, NHP said.

Motorists were advised to use caution and expect delays across the board while on the roads.

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