Typical Reno snow storms don't last long, though there are exceptions. Usually, however, it will snow and then be sunny the next day. I have found that it's on those next days when some of the best winter picture opportunities present themselves.
If you get out fairly early after a snowy night, you'll find some beautiful white cityscapes right in town. There are even fun and goofy shots to be had, like the one with this article. Venture out just a little way to find untracked landscapes worth your picture taking time. Once the snow starts to melt, and if it then gets cold enough, look around for fantasies in ice. I have some bushes in my yard that grow some phenomenal icicles. The fountain in front of Reno's Whole Foods Market makes a beautiful ice sculpture under frigid conditions.