State Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack 'A California Water Supply Dream'A series of February storms dumped historic levels of snow in the Sierra, burying some mountainous areas under hundreds of inches and leading to a "water supply dream," according to state water officials.
No Break From Cabin Fever; Sierra Braces For Another 2-3 Feet Of SnowThere will be no relief from cabin fever this week for residents in the Lake Tahoe area as a low pressure system spinning off the West Coast was ready to batter the Sierra with as much as 2-3 feet of new snow.
Sierra Chaos: I-80 Closed, Avalanche Shuts Down AmtrakA winter storm front, fueled by an atmospheric river, has buried the Sierra under several feet of new snow, shattering all-time records, shutting down I-80 and forcing Amtrak to turn back two trains because of an avalanche and rockslide.
Avalanche, Rockslide Shuts Down Amtrak Travel Through SierraAmtrak says two trains together carrying nearly 300 passengers to and from the Bay Area stopped and reversed directions due to a railroad track closure in the Sierra Nevada.
Atmospheric River Batters Sierra With Hurricane-Force 130 MPH WindsWinds topped 130 mph Wednesday as a potent atmospheric river brought rain, sleet and snow to the Sierra -- the latest weather woes for a region where several feet of snow has fallen over the last two weeks.
Storm Buries Sierra Under Several Feet Of SnowA fierce winter storm, packing high winds and blinding snow showers, buried the Sierra under several feet of new snow Sunday, shutting down ski resorts and closing both Highway 50 and I-80.
Bay Area Braces For Another Wet WeekendA pair of winter storm systems began rolling into the San Francisco Bay Area Friday, carrying with them the promise of another weekend filled with rain showers, gusty winds and several more feet of snow in the Sierra.
Snowbound In The Sierra; I-80, Highway 50 ReopenAfter nearly 24 hours of being snowbound. travelers journeying through the Sierra finally were able to use both I-80 and Highway 50 Tuesday to return home from the Lake Tahoe area.
Snow Survey: Atmospheric River Piles Up 50 Inches Of Snow In SierraState water officials donned snowshoes and journeyed into the Sierra Thursday, discovering a snowpack that was 98 percent of what would be expected this time of year.
Winter Storm Batters Northern California, Highway 80 Shut Down At Donner SummitA winter storm front roared into Northern California Sunday, dumping more than 3 inches of rain in Marin County, triggering flooding along San Francisco's Great Highway and blizzard conditions in the Sierra.
Sierra Resorts Brace For Several Feet Of New SnowA cold front bearing down on Northern California Friday had skiers scrambling to the Sierra where it was expected to dump several feet of new snow over the weekend.
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.
Tahoe Area Braces For Heavy Snow From Latest Storm SystemCaltrans was in full winter mode Wednesday during the lull before the anticipated evening arrival of the week's biggest storm.
California Ghost Town Goes On The Market For $925,000A 19th century ghost town located south of the Sierra Nevada, that includes an abandoned hotel, church and bunkhouse, is up for sale.
Late-Winter Storms Slow California's Dive Back Into DroughtA stormy close to California's rainy season has slowed the state's plunge back into drought, bringing the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack to just over half of average, water officials said Monday.