UPDATE: I-80 and Hwy 50 Reopen in Sierra, But Travelers Urged to Stay HomeWhile the major Sierra highways had reopened as of Wednesday morning, officials are urging people to stay home to keep traffic to a minimum.
Flood Advisory Issued For San Francisco Peninsula; Intense Downpours As Front Rolls ThroughA band of intense downpours rolled across the San Francisco Peninsula Wednesday morning, triggering a flood advisory from the National Weather Service as run-off from the saturated hillsides ponded in roadways and flowed into streams and creeks.
UPDATE: I-80 Reopens to Limited Traffic After Extended Snowy Sierra Road Travel NightmareState agencies have partially reopened Interstate 80 to both westbound and eastbound Tuesday evening after an extended shutdown due to a severe holiday snowstorm.
Bone-Chilling Temperatures; Flurries In Wine Country; Sierra Remains SnowboundWaves of frigid air continued to cascade down the West Coast Tuesday, plunging temperatures to near freezing levels across the San Francisco Bay Area, triggering snow flurries in the hills above Wine Country and keeping I-80 shutdown in the snowbound Sierra.
Sierra Storm: Avalanche Shuts Down Highway 89; I-80, Highway 50 Remain Closed; Search For Missing Northstar SkierAn intense winter storm front, stirring up powerful winds and whiteout blizzard conditions, continued to hammer the Lake Tahoe area early Monday, triggering an avalanche that shut down Highway 89 near Tahoe City and hampering search efforts for a missing Northstar skier.
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.
Christmas Morning Lightning, Thunder, Hail In North Bay; Flood Advisory In East Bay; Extreme Avalanche Warning In SierraA storm front filled with cold unstable air rolled into the San Francisco Bay Area Christmas morning, bringing with it lightning, thunder and hail to neighborhoods in Santa Rosa and another drenching to hills already saturated by the December storms.
UPDATE: Intense Downpours Flood Roadways, Trigger Rockslides; 2 Die In Submerged CarCalifornia Highway Patrol officers scrambled early Thursday, responding to more than two dozen crashes as a potent weather system moved through the San Francisco Bay Area, triggering intense downpours and creating treacherous driving conditions.
'Decaying Cyclone' Sending Waves Of Storms Into Northern CaliforniaA large decaying cyclone off the West Coast triggered showers in the San Francisco Bay Area and snow flurries in the Sierra early Wednesday, the first of several storm fronts predicted for the region stretching through the Christmas holiday weekend.
'Conveyor Belt Of Low Pressure' Systems Brings Promise Of Wet Ending To 2021A wave of low pressure systems out in the Pacific edged every closer to Northern California early Tuesday, carrying with it the threat of intense rain and several feet of new snow for the Sierra well into the Christmas holiday weekend.
Santa Clara County Coroner Investigating Homeless Deaths Amid Plunging TemperaturesThe Santa Clara County Coroner's Office is investigating a number of recent homeless deaths possibly related to "cold exposure/hypothermia."