Four people who were reported missing after an avalanche hit a ski resort in Nevada have been found safe, according to police.
The quartet were listed as missing after the same severe storm system that's moving through California caused an avalanche at the resort in southwestern Nevada, according to Las Vegas police.
The avalanche occurred at the Lee Canyon ski resort, which is less than 50 miles from Las Vegas.
Search and rescue personnel with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to the site. The department said on X that they were "trying to locate several people who are reported missing."
"Everyone has been located and is safe," the department tweeted an hour later. "We are currently assisting people off the mountain."
The National Weather Service in Las Vegas warned people about a fierce winter storm hitting the region starting Sunday and extending through Tuesday. The storm is part of the same band of atmospheric moisture hovering over Southern California. Three people have died from falling trees as the storm has pummeled California.
Meteorologists in Nevada told travelers to expect one to three feet of snow above 6,000 feet and wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour.
"The storm is moving right into southern Nevada at this time. Not much rain here but quite a bit of heavy snow in the mountains," said Andrew Gorelow, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Las Vegas.
This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.