Highway 50 Reopens After Avalanche Near Echo SummitCrews have cleared snow and rocks brought down onto Highway 50 by an avalanche near Echo Summit Monday afternoon, authorities said.
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 Winter: 50 Feet Of Snow; Skiing In JulyAnother storm front rolled through the Lake Tahoe region Wednesday, dumping as much as a foot or more of new snow in the higher elevations, adding to the historic totals left behind by February's wintry onslaught.
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.
Sierra Braces For Several Feet Of Snow; Avalanche Watch IssuedA winter storm front was set to roar into the Sierra Monday bringing with it the possibility of as much as 80 inches of snow at Donner Pass and triggering an avalanche watch for the Lake Tahoe area.
San Francisco Weather: Wet February Drives Drought Fears AwayA series of fierce February winter storms that have dumped record levels of snow on the Sierra and caused minor flooding in the Bay Area have driven away any fears of a return to drought conditions.
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.
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 San Francisco Couple Grateful To RescuersWhat began as a camping trip in the wilds of Mendocino County quickly turned into a battle for survival for Maia Herman-Kitami and her boyfriend Carlos Hernandez.
Bay Area Treated To Rare Snow Day On Local HillsFrom the North Bay, to the East Bay, to the Santa Cruz Mountains, parts of the Bay Area woke up to the rare sight of snow early Tuesday.
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.
San Francisco Couple Reported Missing In Mendocino County Found SafeA young San Francisco couple who got trapped in the snow in the Mendocino National Forest was found safe Monday.
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.