The Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.
There 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.
Another 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.
More than 200 people from two communities ravaged by a wildfire in the Eastern Sierra are now being allowed back in.
California’s second snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal after a dry, unusually warm January.
Historic rainfall totals in December edged Northern California above normal rainfall for this time of year, a rarity during the state’s 3-year drought, but while the long-range rain projections continue to look promising, expectations of warm weather ahead could mean we’ll end up with another disappointing year for Sierra snow.
Officials with the California Department of Water Resources measured the Sierra Nevada snow pack Tuesday — the first measurement of the snow pack this winter and things came up short.
Two people are dead after a small plane crashed not far from an airport in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California.
Tahoe area road crews have already started applying de-icing solution to local roads and highways in anticipation of a winter storm that should bring a white Christmas to the Sierra.
A Santa Clara woman made her first court appearance Tuesday after a road rage incident was captured in a dramatic cellphone video that showed a vehicle forcing a car off a mountain highway.