A Sierra storm packing powerful winds is expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow to Lake Tahoe over the next two days.
California officials expect to deliver more water to farms and cities than they did last year despite a relatively dry January.
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?
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.
A series of powerful storms has Lake Tahoe-area resorts celebrating their best skiing conditions in years.
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.
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.
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.
The early snowstorm over the weekend showed no signs of letting up Monday, a bonanza Sierra ski operators said foreshadows a busy winter season.
The first wave of what was expected to be a powerful weekend storm dropped up to 2 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada.