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Full rainbow arcs from Treasure Island to Oakland, April 7th, 2015 (KPIX)

Rain Hits After 11 P.M. With Bay Area Showers Until Morning, 35+ M.P.H. Winds

Gusty winds above 37 mile per hour, rainfall after 11 p.m., and snow in the mountains will hit Northern California as a brief storm moves through the drought-parched state.

04/24/2015

Snow surveyor. (CBS)

Snow Survey Canceled For 1st Time Due To California’s Drought

For the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.

04/22/2015

A child snowboards at NorthStar Ski Resort. (NorthStar)

Tuesday’s Snow Sets Up Spring Ski Conditions In Lake Tahoe

The 2014-2015 ski and ride season is not over at Lake Tahoe. Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort received 10-28” of new snow this week.

04/08/2015

Rainbow over Inner Sunset taken at 4:30 p.m. on April 7 (Uploaded to http://cbssf.com/photos by Bruce)

Rainbows, Rain, Hail Over San Francisco Bay Area

Torrential rain before dawn Tuesday gave way to spectacular rainbows arcing across the Bay, while hail pelted some parts of Solano County, and snow dusted the tallest of local mountains and the Sierra.

04/07/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

NorCal Storm Brings Heavy Rain And Snow With Little Relief For Drought

An unusually cold spring storm is bringing near-winter temperatures to parts of Northern California, dumping heavy rain and hail on some areas and snow in the mountains.

04/07/2015

Santga Lucia Snow

ROBERTA GONZALES: Is Today’s Winter Storm A Big Deal?

Q: Roberta, you seem excited about the rain moving this way. Is it a big deal?
A: ANY rain is a big deal! And, now we’re talking about local SNOW!

04/06/2015

A tiny snowman made with the first snowfall of the season. (Heavenly Ski Resort)

Mount Diablo Could Get Snow As Hail, Thunder, Spring Snowstorm Hit Tonight

An unseasonably cold spring snowstorm will cause temperatures to plunge and drop snow clear down to 3,500-4,000 feet in some locations as it moves in tonight.

04/06/2015

California Department of Water Resources Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke on Jan. 29, 2010 near Meyers, California.   (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Drought-Stricken California Set To Measure Final & Most Likely Disappointing Snowpack

Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.

04/01/2015

ski lift

Sugar Bowl 2nd Resort To Suspend Skiing As Drought Takes Toll

Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.

03/19/2015

ski drought snow snowboard tahoe sierra

Lack Of Snow Prompts Sierra-At-Tahoe To Close At Earliest Time In Decades

A ski resort south of Lake Tahoe has suspended its winter operations due to a lack of snow and could end up closing the rest of the season for the earliest time in about 40 years.

03/16/2015

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