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Patchy snow is forcing the closure of the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park (CBS SF)

Dry Month Forces Closure Of Yosemite Badger Pass Ski Lifts

Powerful December storms delivered hope of a wet winter in the Sierra. A month later, those hopes are being washed out.

01/20/2015

Mauna Kea, from the UH Hilo Web Cam: Physics and Astronomy (Courtesy University of Hawaii, Hilo)

Hawaiian Man Snowboards On Tropical Island Peak After Snowstorm, Record Lows

Snowboarding video captures rare extreme sports on Hawaii’s highest peak.

01/12/2015

Snow surveyor. (CBS)

Warm Winter Projection Could Hurt Ski Season, Drought Recovery

Historic rainfall totals in December edged Northern California above normal rainfall for this time of year, a rarity during the state’s 3-year drought, but while the long-range rain projections continue to look promising, expectations of warm weather ahead could mean we’ll end up with another disappointing year for Sierra snow.

01/07/2015

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

1st Sierra Snow Pack Measurement This Winter Comes Up Short

Officials with the California Department of Water Resources measured the Sierra Nevada snow pack Tuesday — the first measurement of the snow pack this winter and things came up short.

12/30/2014

Looking west (down Mt. Hamilton Road) from Lick Observatory at 7:00 a.m. Friday, Feb 18. Mt. Hamilton has received 12 inches of snow, thus far, from this storm. (John Wareham, Deputy Director Lick Observatory)

Bay Area Could Wake Up To Mountaintop Snow Tuesday

There will be light scattered precipitation over the far East Bay and Southeast Monday night.

12/29/2014

Snow on the road in the Sierra. (CBS)

White Christmas: Heavy Snow Expected Wednesday In Tahoe Area

Tahoe area road crews have already started applying de-icing solution to local roads and highways in anticipation of a winter storm that should bring a white Christmas to the Sierra.

12/24/2014

Yosemite Snow

Yosemite Reports First Snow Of The Season

The National Park Service reported the first snowfall of the season at Yosemite.

12/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Sierra Nevada Blizzard Whips Up High-Winds, Snow In Tahoe Area

There’s a blizzard warning for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying to make it to the high country.

12/12/2014

CBS 5's Mobile Weather Lab

Storm Watch: Critical Links And Data For Floods, Power Outages, Rainfall, Snow, Live Radar, Traffic Conditions

Everything you need to track power outages, airport delays, sand bag locations, rainfall totals, flood watches and warnings, snow conditions, photos, live radar, traffic, and more.

12/02/2014

The Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort on the south shore of Lake Tahoe. (Resort photo)

Latest Round Of Storms Providing An Ideal Base For Tahoe Ski Resorts

Ski resorts have to be clicking their skis together in joy thanks to this latest round of storms.

12/02/2014

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