Sierra Snow

Sierra Resorts Rejoice As 1st Significant Storm Of Season Drops Snow In High Country

A significant storm that moved across northern California Friday and Saturday gave hope that the coming winter will bring relief to a parched state.


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.


A tow truck hooks up a stranded big rig. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Heavy Snow Closes Interstate 5 In Shasta County

Officials have closed a section of Interstate 5 in Northern California after a storm dropped heavy snow and led to cars and trucks sliding on the slippery roadway.


Yosemite's El Capitan

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.


Snowflake. (CBS)

Light Snow On Twin Peaks; Heavier In Southbay

Snow fell on San Francisco’s Twin Peaks and Merced Heights neighborhoods early Saturday morning, according to a National Weather Service forecaster.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/26/2011

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

East Coast Blizzard Causes Flight Cancellations, Delays At SFO

Airport officials are advising that all departing passengers check with their airlines before heading to SFO, as dozens of flights have been canceled due to bad weather on the East Coast.

CBS San Francisco–12/27/2010

Snowflake. (CBS)

Teens Stranded In Mendocino Forest During Snowstorm Rescued

Mendocino County authorities say a group of teenagers—some wearing just T-shirts and jeans—were rescued after a snowstorm left them stranded on a mountain peak in Mendocino National Forest.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

A tow truck hooks up a stranded big rig. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Sierra Snowstorm Closes I-80, Cuts Power To Thousands

A Sierra snowstorm packing high winds downed a power line along Interstate 80 in west Reno, forcing the temporary closure of the highway at midday on Tuesday and leaving more than 3,300 people without electricity.



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