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A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow Expected

The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.

09/26/2014

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

California Snowpack At 18 Percent Of Average

With summer approaching state water managers say California’s snowpack is at 18 percent of average for the date.

05/01/2014

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Bay Area Temperatures Soaring to 80 Degrees By Monday, Just Days After Snow

After snow flurries on April Fool’s Day, the temperature will soar into the 80s within the week.

04/02/2014

A Nevada County Sheriff's vehicle at the site of where rescuers were searching for a missing snowboarder from San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Snowboarder Missing In Sierra After Snowstorm

Rescuers were searching for a San Francisco snowboarder who was missing in the northern Sierra after a snowstorm, according to authorities.

04/01/2014

Snow was spotted on the KPIX 5 Mt. Hamilton camera as the sun came up Tuesday. (CBS)

Cold Blast Drops Sierra Snow Level, Dusts Mt. Hamilton

Overnight precipitation dropped snow levels in the Sierra Foothills and even left a hint of snow on Mount Hamilton in the South Bay.

04/01/2014

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

Sierra Snowpack Gets Boost From String Of Storms

A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.

03/30/2014

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Get Set For More Wet – Rain Likely On Monday

More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday, and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures, hail, and the possibility of snow on the region’s peaks.

03/30/2014

Matt Walker of the USA competes during the ski slopestyle portion of the Alli Dew Tour on February 20th, 2009 at Northstar Resort in Truckee, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Snow Allows More Sierra Ski Resorts To Open Fully

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.

03/02/2014

The Squaw Valley Ski Resort (Squaw Valley USA)

Storms Replenish Sierra Ski Resorts, Another Foot Expected By Saturday

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.

02/28/2014

A pedestrian carries an umbrella while walking near the Bay Bridge on February 6, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is getting much needed rain with up to a half inch of rain falling overnight and a bigger weather system expected to bring more precipitation over the weekend. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Much Needed Rain, Snow To Hit Parched California This Week

Meteorologists say a pair of storms could dump several inches of rain on parched cities and croplands throughout California in the coming week.

02/23/2014

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