2 Fires Burn Thousands Of Acres In Sierra Nevada Foothills, Threaten HomesThe Lowell fire has burned 4,000 acres of brush and is threatening dozens of buildings in the Sierra foothills.
Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.
Forecasters Predict Stormy Sierra Memorial Day WeekendIt could be a stormy Memorial Day holiday, if your travels take you to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite or the High Sierra this weekend.
Spring Storm Dumps Snow In Bone-Dry SierraAn unseasonably cold spring storm pushed south through California and Nevada on Thursday, bringing snow to Sierra Nevada peaks that have largely been free of snowpack after another dry year.
Snow Survey Canceled For 1st Time Due To California's DroughtFor the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.
Drought-Stricken California Set To Measure Final & Most Likely Disappointing SnowpackDrought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn't good.
Rainfall Vs. Snowpack: California's Confusing Drought
Lack Of Snow Prompts Sierra-At-Tahoe To Close At Earliest Time In DecadesA ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.
California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering DroughtChair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.
Skiers, Boarders Delight As Sierra Storm Dumps Much-Needed Snow On Tahoe ResortsThe Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.
Snow In Tahoe This Weekend? There's A ChanceThere is an “inside slider” that will bring partly cloudy skies beginning Friday to the Greater Lake Tahoe area, with a CHANCE of snow showers over the weekend. Otherwise, long range computer models suggest a shot of snow on February 27 and 28.
Drought Prompts Cancellation Of World Cup Ski, Snowboard Event At Squaw ValleyAnother dry winter in the Sierra Nevada has prompted the cancellation of World Cup skicross and snowboardcross races at the Squaw Valley resort in early March.