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.
Endangered California Frog Gets Inoculation To Avoid ExtinctionScientists say they’re inoculating an endangered California frog to give it a fighting chance at avoiding extinction.
Austrian Hiker Survives Lightning Strike In Sierra Nevada MountainsAn Austrian tourist who was hiking with his girlfriend and a friend in Sierra Nevada wilderness was rescued after being struck by lighting.
Pristine Sierra 'Secret Garden' Near Truckee Opens After A CenturyA wild meadow near Truckee, hidden from public view for more than a century, will soon be open to tours.
Rare Carnivorous Plants On View In Sierra After Century Behind Locked GatesConservationists purchased land in Lower Carpenter Valley near Lake Tahoe containing rare carnivorous plants and threatened birds.
Missing Couple Found Dead In Plane Wreckage In SierraAuthorities say the wreckage of a small plane found under snow in Northern California mountains contained the bodies of a couple missing for more than a month.
Record Sierra Snowpack Melting Fast, Flooding Likely In YosemiteForecasters said Sunday they expect the Merced River in Yosemite National Park to go about a foot over its banks.
'Phenomenal' California Snowpack Nears Record LevelsThe Sierra Nevada snowpack is close to setting records notched more than three decades ago — a welcome sight after five years of punishing drought in California, surveyors said Wednesday.