Earthquake Swarm Rocking Truckee Residents An earthquake swarm with the largest temblor measuring a 3.9 magnitude rocked Truckee and the Lake Tahoe area Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Heat Wave Accelerating Runoff From SierraHeavy rains and snow this past winter has left rivers flowing higher than average and reservoirs near capacity.
Massive Highway 50 Mudslide To Slow Weekend Traffic Heading to South Lake Tahoe for the weekend and planning on taking Highway 50? Be prepared for traffic delays caused by a massive mudslide near Alder Creek.
Electrical Current Helps Caltrans Clear Snow From Sierra PassesCaltrans crews are working to clear more than 20 feet of Sierra snow ... in June. A wire implanted in the road helps them find their way.
Warm California Temperatures Expected To Accelerate SnowmeltMelting of this year's massive Sierra Nevada snowpack will cause California rivers to surge and possibly overflow their banks this summer.
Record Sierra Snow Keeps Resorts Open Into Late Spring, SummerRecord snowfall in Tahoe this ski season means some resorts will stay open late this year, with at least one resort saying it would stay open until July.
Flooding Fears Soar Along With Temperaturesarming springtime temperatures in California are expected to accelerate melting of the state's record snowpack, sending water surging down a major river in Yosemite National Park.
Bay Area-Bound Light Plane Missing 1 Week After Leaving Tahoe AirportAir rescue crews are searching Northern California mountains for a single-engine plane reported missing nearly a week ago after it failed to land as scheduled.
Sierra Snowpack Bigger Than Last Four Years CombinedAccording to new data released by NASA, the snowpack levels in the Sierra are currently larger than the last four years combined.
Water Release To Resume On Damaged Oroville Dam SpillwayWith stormy weather approaching, state water managers announced Thursday they will resume releasing water down a damaged spillway at the nation's tallest dam.
Rain Records Tumble Across Northern CaliforniaWhen it comes to rain, the forecasters at the National Weather Service go by their own calendar. And this year that calendar is setting all kinds of new records.
Robust Mountain Snowpack Triggers Flood ConcernsFirst it was the drought. Now, the wet winter weather has triggered fears of flooding.