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Water flows down Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in North America in the Sierra Nevada mountain range at Yosemite National Park on March 25, 2015 in California, where the snowpack in the mountain range hit an unprecedented low this week, falling below historic lows of 2014 and 1977 for the state's driest winter in sixty-five years of record keeping. It is the melt from the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain range snowpacks from which California gets its water, but snowpack measurements due to be reported next week are expected to be the lowest on record leaving the parched 'Golden State' in its fourth year of drought.

Does Lack Of Snow Equal Tiny Waterfalls In Yosemite?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: So it snowed it Tahoe this past week. Did it help the drought? – Will Andrews, San Jose A: […]

04/10/2015

A child snowboards at NorthStar Ski Resort. (NorthStar)

Tuesday’s Snow Sets Up Spring Ski Conditions In Lake Tahoe

The 2014-2015 ski and ride season is not over at Lake Tahoe. Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort received 10-28” of new snow this week.

04/08/2015

Wind brought down scaffolding in San Francisco Tuesday. (CBS)

Windy Storm Knocks Down Scaffolding At San Francisco Construction Site

Powerful wind knocked down scaffolding at a construction project in San Francisco Tuesday.

04/07/2015

Rainbow over Inner Sunset taken at 4:30 p.m. on April 7 (Uploaded to http://cbssf.com/photos by Bruce)

Rainbows, Rain, Hail Over San Francisco Bay Area

Torrential rain before dawn Tuesday gave way to spectacular rainbows arcing across the Bay, while hail pelted some parts of Solano County, and snow dusted the tallest of local mountains and the Sierra.

04/07/2015

Funnel cloud over Sacramento. (NWS)

NWS: Funnel Clouds Spotted Over South Sacramento

The National Weather Service tweeted pictures of funnel clouds over South Sacramento, Tuesday afternoon.

04/07/2015

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How Likely Are Thunderstorms Today?

Roberta, how much rain has fallen today and how hard did the winds blow? Is it all over? Will we really see a thunderstorm?

04/07/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

NorCal Storm Brings Heavy Rain And Snow With Little Relief For Drought

An unusually cold spring storm is bringing near-winter temperatures to parts of Northern California, dumping heavy rain and hail on some areas and snow in the mountains.

04/07/2015

(CBS SF)

Northbound I-680 Lanes Reopen After Crews Remove Jackknifed Big-Rig In Fremont

All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 680 just north of Mission Boulevard in Fremont Tuesday morning are blocked as crews remove a jackknifed big-rig, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/07/2015

Santga Lucia Snow

ROBERTA GONZALES: Is Today’s Winter Storm A Big Deal?

Q: Roberta, you seem excited about the rain moving this way. Is it a big deal?
A: ANY rain is a big deal! And, now we’re talking about local SNOW!

04/06/2015