Hurricane-Force Winds Top 137 MPH As Winter Storm Batters The SierraA fierce winter storm battered the Lake Tahoe area early Tuesday with hurricane force gusts being clocked at Alpine Meadows Summit, Squaw Summitt, Mammoth Mountain and the Mammoth Yosemite Airport, weather officials said.
Winter Storms Bound For Sierra, Lake Tahoe This WeekThe National Weather Service in Reno has issued a series of winter weather advisories up and down the Sierra's eastern front as a series of storms make their way into the region.
Mother Nature Delivering Christmas Gift For Bay Area SkiersA potent storm will bring as much as a foot of new snow to the upper runs at Lake Tahoe's ski resorts starting Saturday night, but once the storm front rolls eastward, the slopes will get just a dusting of powdery snow almost daily during Christmas week.
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.
Winter Storm Shuts Down Stretch Of I-80, Some Tahoe Resorts; Travelers Call AheadA major winter storm has brought as much as 8 feet of snow at higher elevations to the Sierra Nevada along the California-Nevada line.
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.
CHP Warns Drivers Heading To Tahoe For 3-Day Weekend Of Traffic NightmareIt’s a three-day weekend and some from the Bay Area have their sights set on spending time in the snow but the California Highway Patrol is warning drivers to stay away.
Sierra Highways Reopen After Being Shut Down By White-Out ConditionsA frigid weather front slammed into the Sierra Friday, burying the region under more than a foot of snow, shutting down both Highway 50 and I-80 because of white-out blizzard conditions for much of the day.
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.
More People Leaving Pricey California For Tax-Free Nevada LifestyleCalifornia has the highest taxes in the nation, and the new federal tax law that limits state and local tax deductions to $10,000 dollars has people crossing state lines.
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.