For the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.
Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Not all droughts are created equal. In fact, not all dry years are created equal. This is especially true this winter, where the disparity between our rainfall deficit (not that […]
A 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 Drought
Chair 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.
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.