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A driver clears snow from his windshield wipers at a stop near Cisco Grove in the Sierra Nevada. (AP Photo)

Sierra Storm To Bring 2 Feet Of Snow To Tahoe

A Sierra storm packing powerful winds is expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow to Lake Tahoe over the next two days.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

Snow in the trees at Foresthill (Bubba & Linda Wilkes)

Sierra Snowpack Remains Deep Despite Dry January

California officials expect to deliver more water to farms and cities than they did last year despite a relatively dry January.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

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Good Question: How Is The Sierra Snowpack Measured?

It’s one of the most important indicators of our water supply in California, and it’s not easy to get to. In this Good Question: How do they measure the Sierra snowpack?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/12/2011

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Wet December A Boon For Bay Area Reservoirs

Water supplies are on the rise across the Bay Area. Meteorologist Jan Null said that even a typically dry spot like San Jose is at 127 percent of it’s normal rainfall for this time of year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2011

The Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. (Resort photo)

Sierra Skiers Get A White Christmas

A series of powerful storms has Lake Tahoe-area resorts celebrating their best skiing conditions in years.

CBS San Francisco–12/26/2010

A driver clears snow from his windshield wipers at a stop near Cisco Grove in the Sierra Nevada. (AP Photo)

Wet Storms Dump Feet Of Snow At Tahoe Resorts

A potent winter storm over the weekend dumped 5-6 feet of fresh snow at the higher elevations, just in time for the busy Christmas and New Year’s holidays. And weather forecasters say more is on the way.

CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010

Snow in the trees at Foresthill (Bubba & Linda Wilkes)

Several Feet Of Snow Set Up Sierra Ski Resorts For Holiday Weekend

Ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada are reporting some of the biggest snowfall totals in years, including one near Lake Tahoe that says it got nearly 9 feet over five days.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

A tow truck hooks up a stranded big rig. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Sierra Snowstorm Closes I-80, Cuts Power To Thousands

A Sierra snowstorm packing high winds downed a power line along Interstate 80 in west Reno, forcing the temporary closure of the highway at midday on Tuesday and leaving more than 3,300 people without electricity.

11/23/2010

A driver clears snow from his windshield wipers at a stop near Cisco Grove in the Sierra Nevada. (AP Photo)

Sierra Ski Resorts Hope Early Snow A Sign Of Busy Winter

The early snowstorm over the weekend showed no signs of letting up Monday, a bonanza Sierra ski operators said foreshadows a busy winter season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/22/2010

A driver clears snow from his windshield wipers at a stop near Cisco Grove in the Sierra Nevada. (AP Photo)

Powerful Sierra Storm Excites Tahoe Skiers

The first wave of what was expected to be a powerful weekend storm dropped up to 2 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/20/2010

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