Final Sierra Snowpack Survey of Season Comes Up Dry, Raising Drought ConcernsThe final snow survey of the season in the Sierra Nevada recorded just 1.5 inches snow depth at Phillips Station -- just 3 percent of the May average.
2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-PlaceTwo people who tried to climb and ski in the eastern Sierra Nevada were struck by an avalanche and had to be rescued.
Spring Storm Soaks Bay Area, Dumps Snow in SierraSeveral feet of snow was predicted for the Sierra Nevada during a spring storm with the possibility of scattered showers continuing for much of the week, according to the weather service.
Approaching Storm Front May Bring Heavy Weekend Snow to Sierra, TahoeA late winter storm is headed for the Sierra this weekend where as much as 2 feet of snow is possible on the mountain tops around Lake Tahoe by early Monday.
Sierra Snowpack Still Below Average Despite Wet MarchWhile California's snowpack in March was in better condition than it was in February, the month's precipitation was not enough to offset the state's dry winter.
Coronavirus Update: Heavenly, Kirkwood, Northstar Ski Resorts Closing For Rest Of SeasonVail Resorts said Tuesday that it will keep its North American resorts, three of which are in the Lake Tahoe area, closed for the rest of the ski season because of the coronavirus.
Mystery High Sierra Skeleton Identified as 'Ghost of Manzanar'A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California's second-highest peak was identified Friday as a Japanese American artist who had left the Manzanar internment camp to paint in the mountains in the waning days of World War II.
December Storms Give California A Promising SnowpackDecember storms gave California a promising snowpack despite a slow start, state water authorities said Thursday.
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.