It might not feel like it in the Bay Area, but winter is on its way and it’s bringing ski and snowboard season along for the ride.
Weather forecasters say an explosive storm surpassing the intensity of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy is heading north through the Pacific Ocean and is expected to reach Alaska’s western Aleutian Islands and the Bering Sea over the weekend.
Our Halloween storm didn’t do much to ease California’s drought concerns but that’s not stopping us from getting excited about the blanket of fresh powder.
A significant storm that moved across northern California Friday and Saturday gave hope that the coming winter will bring relief to a parched state.
Yosemite National Park says that Tioga and Glacier Point roads will close at 6:00 p.m. Friday as heavy snow is forecast in the park.
Last weekend’s weather system was cold enough to dust the Sierra Nevada Mountains with snow, prompting at least two local ski resorts to start making their own.
The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.
With summer approaching state water managers say California’s snowpack is at 18 percent of average for the date.
After snow flurries on April Fool’s Day, the temperature will soar into the 80s within the week.
Rescuers were searching for a San Francisco snowboarder who was missing in the northern Sierra after a snowstorm, according to authorities.