Mother Nature Delivers Wintry Blast To The SierraMother Nature delivered a wintry blast to the Sierra Monday, dumping several inches of snow on the Lake Tahoe ski resorts and forcing early morning travelers to use chains on the I-80 and Highway 50 mountain passes.
Summer Storm Dumps Snow On Sierra PeaksThe calendar may say it is summer, but a cold front roaring through Northern California Monday left a wintry dusting of snow at the Lake Tahoe ski resorts.
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.