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Yosemite's El Capitan (U.S. Justice Department)

Yosemite Rangers Make Daring Rescue On El Capitan

A Canadian climber is recuperating from a mild case of hypothermia after being stranded in a snow storm on the largest granite monolith in the world.

10/23/2012

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

Storm Brings 2 Feet Of Snow To Sierra

The National Weather Service issued travel advisories for higher elevations, where up to 2 feet of snow was expected. Snow plows are in operation above 4,500 feet on Interstate 80 and chains are required.

10/22/2012

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

First Snowfall Of Season Reported At Tahoe Resorts

The operators of Heavenly and Krikwood resorts in Lake Tahoe reports as much as an inch of snow was recorded overnight, the first measurable snow of the coming ski season.

10/12/2012

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New Storms Arriving; Bay Area To See Several Days Of Rain

Rain was in the forecast for the Bay Area this week as a slow-moving storm system was expected to hit the region early Tuesday.

04/09/2012

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New Bay Area Storm System Brings Rain, Wind, Colder Temps

Rain was falling across the Bay Area again Friday morning and forecasters said more precipitation is on the way.

03/16/2012

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Snowmobiler Dies After Triggering Sierra Avalanche

A man riding a snowmobile has died after he apparently triggered an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada mountains in Alpine County.

03/05/2012

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Latest Sierra Snowpack Measure Fall Well Short Of Normal

There’s more bad news for Californians dependent upon Sierra snowmelt for water—the state snow survey on Tuesday measured just 30 percent of normal.

02/28/2012

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Rain Beginning, Possible Snow Expected In Bay Area

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.

02/28/2012

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Uniform Safety Regulations Proposed For California Ski Resorts

There is a relatively new effort to create a uniform code of standards for ski resorts, but it is facing an increasingly uphill battle.

02/07/2012

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Sierra Snowpack Level Near Record Low

California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack measured a meager 15 inches in some places, officials announced Wednesday.

02/01/2012

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