Frigid Storm Conditions Blanket Bay Area Mountain Peaks With SnowA cold weather front drifting over the San Francisco Bay Area from the Gulf of Alaska triggered early morning showers Monday and left another blanket of snow on the local mountain peaks.
Plunging Temperatures Leave Blanket Of Snow On Bay Area HillsSnow isn't a common event in the Bay Area, but video shot Saturday evening showed snow piling up on the ground and along the road Christmas night in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Sierra Snowpack Catches Up In A Hurry After Stormy Week; More Than 5 Feet Of New Snow Just two weeks ago, the anxiety levels of Sierra ski resort operators were ratcheting up as a dry November left many of their runs lightly covered with snow and unusable.
Atmospheric River: Sierra Expected To Receive Up To 20 Inches Snow, 95 MPH Wind GustsThe National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Lake Tahoe area where more than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow is possible in the upper elevations with winds gusting up to 95 mph (153 kph) over the ridges of the Sierra.
Departing Atmospheric River Blankets Tahoe Ski Resorts With 3 Feet Of SnowAfter battering the San Francisco Bay Area with torrential downpours and flooding, a potent atmospheric river took aim at the Tahoe Basin, dumping as much as three feet of snow on the higher elevations, before departing out of Northern California.
Storm Tracker: Tahoe Prepares For Wintry Blast; No Drought Relief For Bay AreaWhile an April storm front lost some of its punch as it rolled into the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday, it was still carrying the promise of blizzard conditions in the Sierra where chain controls were already in place in the mountain passes.
A Little More Snow Comes To California, But Warming On WayA little more snow came to California’s mountains on Friday, providing the possibility of an extended spring ski season after a series of remarkably dry winter months.
Hail Blankets Parts Of Bay Area; Snow Falls On Highest PeaksA storm moving through the Bay Area Wednesday morning brought with it sheets of hail that blanketed some neighborhoods, while snow dusted the highest peaks.
Avalanche Buries 2 Backcountry Skiers In Siskiyou County; 1 DeadTwo men were caught in an avalanche Wednesday in a remote area near Etna Summit. One died before a rescue team could reach the pair.
Stormy Weather Brings Some Drought Relief; Monthly Snow Pack Survey Still Below NormalThe stormy weather that brought 8-10 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz Mountains and up to 10 feet of snow to the Sierra did ease drought conditions across the San Francisco Bay Area, but much more rain and snow is needed in February and March, officials said.
Sierra Storm: Teen Rescued From Roof Avalanche; Tahoe Buried By Nearly 6 Feet Of Snow A 14-year-old boy, playing in a homemade snow cave next to his home in the Serene Lakes area, was rescued Wednesday after he was buried under a mound of snow that came crashing down from a roof.