A string of storms has allowed some ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada to finally open all of their terrain, but others still need more snow before they can swing into full operation after an unusually dry winter.
Squaw Valley, which sits between Truckee and the north shore of Lake Tahoe, received 22 inches of snow at its top elevations between Wednesday, when the first storm hit, and midday Friday. Neighboring Alpine Meadows reported 15 inches.
Meteorologists say a pair of storms could dump several inches of rain on parched cities and croplands throughout California in the coming week.
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The first significant storm to hit Northern California in 14 months produced impressive amounts of rain and snow over the weekend.
Tourism in the Sierra and Lake Tahoe is suffering due to the lack of snow this winter. Meanwhile, the Napa Valley is reaping the benefits of an unusually dry and mild season with a huge jump in visitors.
Some Tahoe-area resorts have not even been able to open their runs due to a lack of snow.
Continuing frigid temperatures in the Midwest and on the East Coast were resulting in more flight cancellations and delays at Bay Area airports Tuesday.
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