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.
For the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Drought-stricken California will conduct its final manual snow survey on Wednesday in the Sierra Nevada — and the outlook isn’t good.
Yet another Northern California ski resort is closing early due to a lack of snow amid the state’s historic drought.
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.