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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 5–11/20/2010

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

Sierra Ski Resorts Opening In Next 10 Days

LAKE TAHOE (CBS / AP) ― The early winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on the upper elevations of the Sierra Nevada the past few days has some area ski resorts […]

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

Sierra Snow

Snow Falling In Sierra As First Winter Storm Hits

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the greater Lake Tahoe Area and the west slope of the Sierra Nevada, but canceled it after it determined that snow would not accumulate.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010

Fire Danger in Eastern Sierra

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) –Gusty winds and low humidity prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning for a wide section of the eastern Sierra Saturday.

08/21/2010

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