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Traffic backed up 16 miles at California-Nevada stateline

Traffic from Las Vegas to Southern California is quickly backing up as of Thursday afternoon, according to the Regional Transportation Commission.

The agency said in a tweet just after 2 p.m. that there was already a 16-mile backup on Interstate 15 near the California-Nevada stateline, adding that drivers should check their tires before leaving and make sure to bring food and water.

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