Some morning commuters Tuesday were treated to the sight of puffy gray clouds lined with pink from the rising sun—and forecasters said those clouds will likely bring rain to the Bay Area this week.
There is a relatively new effort to create a uniform code of standards for ski resorts, but it is facing an increasingly uphill battle.
California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack measured a meager 15 inches in some places, officials announced Wednesday.
State water officials say recent storms have not made up for this year’s dry winter, leaving California’s snowpack at below average levels.
More rain and snow are on the way for Northern and Central California. The season’s first big storm arrived in the Bay Area in full force Friday night and created hazardous conditions along the coast and on the roads Saturday morning.
The state Department of Water Resources conducted its first snow survey of the season Tuesday but found little snow to measure.
A major road into Yosemite National Park is set to reopen this weekend after a delay because of heavy winter snow.
The state Department of Water Resources took its final snow survey of the season on Monday and found the water content in the snowpack was 144 percent of normal.
Gov. Jerry Brown has declared an official end to California’s drought as state water officials reported one of the wettest years of snow buildup in the Sierra Nevada.
Another potent storm dumped heavy snow Thursday night and Friday morning in the Sierra Nevada, closing highways, schools and ski resorts around Lake Tahoe.