There’s a blizzard warning for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying to make it to the high country.
Thursday’s massive storm could be the biggest since 2008, possibly the biggest since 1998 with wind gusts over 100 miles per hour screaming over the top of the Sierra, and rainfall amounts forecast above 8 inches for coastal mountains. The key is WHEN it all hits, and that’s where the KPIX FutureCast forecast comes in.
A blizzard warning has been issued for parts of the Sierra in Northeast California.
Rescuers were searching for a San Francisco snowboarder who was missing in the northern Sierra after a snowstorm, according to authorities.
Jeremy Korpas had been couch surfing for days after the blizzard canceled his Dec. 26 flight home. But he proves it pays to be kind.
Airport officials are advising that all departing passengers check with their airlines before heading to SFO, as dozens of flights have been canceled due to bad weather on the East Coast.