December Storms Give California A Promising SnowpackDecember storms gave California a promising snowpack despite a slow start, state water authorities said Thursday.
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."
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.
Study Shows Dramatic Snowpack Decline Across the WestScientists have found a dramatically declining snowpack across the American West over the past six decades that will likely cause water shortages in the region that cannot be managed by building new reservoirs.
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.
No Más El Niño? Snowpack Measurement Confirms Drought Not OverState water surveyors found a barely average snowpack in the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday, setting the stage for tough decisions to come on water conservation requirements for California residents.
Blustery Storm Brings Heavy Rain, Snow To Dry CaliforniaThe National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a flash flood watch for all portions of the San Francisco and Monterey Bay region from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.
Lake Tahoe Level Rises But Mild Weather Puts Brakes On Sierra SnowpackLake Tahoe has risen to within about 9 inches of its natural rim, but that's still far short of the average this time of year.
Sierra Snowpack Improving; Drought Far From OverAlthough the amount of rain and snow in California this year has reached higher levels than last year, the state's drought is still not over.
Sierra Snowpack Far Below Normal After Warm, Dry JanuaryCalifornia's second snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal after a dry, unusually warm January.
Sierra Snowpack Low, Bleak Outlook for Bay Area Water Agencies A lower than average Sierra Snowpack was announced by state water officials on Tuesday, KCBS' Doug Sovern reports how it affects California's drought.