Wind-Whipped Plumas National Forest Wildfire Chars 68 Square MilesA massive wildfire in a remote area of California's gold country grew overnight to more than 68 square miles, officials said Monday.
Tahoe Developments Raise Concerns Over Wildfire RisksLocal officials have approved Tahoe-area development plans over the objections of environmental groups and hundreds of residents who say wildfire evacuation plans and routes are inadequate.
Spring Storm Could Mean 10 Inches Of Snow Above TahoeA fast-moving spring storm is heading into the Sierra where nearly a foot (30.5 centimeters) of snow could fall in the upper elevations around Lake Tahoe by Tuesday morning.
4 Mountain Climbers Rescued From Sierra Nevada PeakA California Highway Patrol helicopter crew rescued four climbers from a Sierra Nevada peak.
Crews Scour High Sierra for Marine Missing Near BridgeportCalifornia authorities say avalanche debris has been spotted during a search for a missing Marine who failed to return from a backcountry skiing trip through the Sierra Nevada.
Winter Storm Shuts Down Stretch Of I-80, Some Tahoe Resorts; Travelers Call AheadA major winter storm has brought as much as 8 feet of snow at higher elevations to the Sierra Nevada along the California-Nevada line.
Heavy Snow Socks Sierra; Blizzard Conditions Shut Down I-80, Highway 50A winter storm across the Sierra Nevada has closed a number of roads Monday and led to school closures.
More Heavy Snowfall Prompts Avalanche Warnings for Sierra NevadaA forecast of more snow and intense winds in the Sierra Nevada mountains has prompted authorities to issue blizzard and avalanche warnings and say that conditions could become "life-threatening."
Blizzard, Avalanche Warnings Issued In Sierra, Tahoe AreaBlizzard and avalanche warnings have been issued for much of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe area.
Sierra Survey Shows Snowpack At 67 Percent Of NormalStorms have come to California early this winter but a survey of the Sierra snowpack on Thursday shows it is only at 67 percent of average statewide for this time of year, according to the state's Department of Water Resources.
Storm's Second Round to Linger Over Sierra Into Weekend Bringing Heavy SnowA series of winter storms made their way through the Sierra Nevada on Thursday and more is in the forecast into the weekend with accumulations on the valley floors around Reno expected by Saturday.
Second Pacific Storm Set to Slam Sierra Nevada With Heavy SnowAnother Pacific storm system moved into the Lake Tahoe basin where nearly a foot of snow already has fallen and at least one big ski resort was forced to close on Thursday because of inclement weather.
Loss Of Water In Drought Caused Sierra Nevada To Grow An InchA new NASA study says loss of water from rocks during drought caused California's Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch in height.
Early Storm May Bring 4 Feet Of Snow To Mountains Around TahoeThe National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning into Friday for the upper elevations around Lake Tahoe where as much as 4 feet of snow could fall on the ridge tops of the Sierra Nevada.
Bumpy Ride For Proposed Squaw Valley Roller CoasterA proposal to build a roller coaster-style ride on a hillside at Squaw Valley has ignited a controversy in Lake Tahoe.