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Snow already accumulating at Donner Summit. (Credit: CBS13)

Late Winter Storm Bringing Snow To The Sierra, Lake Tahoe

A late season storm blowing in from the north has triggered a winter weather advisory in the Sierra, where several inches of snow is expected at Lake Tahoe Saturday and up to a foot in the upper elevations.


NOAA imagery showing the El Nino advisory. (Credit: NOAA)

El Niño Finally Arrives, But Little Impact On California Expected

A long anticipated El Nino has finally arrived. But for drought-struck California, it’s too little, too late, meteorologists say.


The storm brought some minor flooding to Clarksburg. (Credit: Laura Skirde)

Atmospheric River Sweeps Through Northern California

It was a cold, stormy weekend in Sacramento – the type of weather the region hasn’t often seen in the past few years.


rain in causeway

Thunder, Lightning Signals Arrival Of Storm; Power Outages Reported

The bulk of 2015’s first major storm will hit just after the Friday morning commute.


dense fog advisory

Dense Fog Advisory In Effect Until Late Morning

Officials have issued a dense fog advisory through late Friday morning for most of the valley.


fog in sacramento

Dense Fog Advisory In Effect Through Most Of Morning

Officials have issued a Dense Fog Advisory for the entire valley Wednesday morning.


drought improving

Wetter Weather To Continue, Forecasters Say

Forecasters are saying with increasing confidence that California will continue to a good amount of rain in the coming months.


(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

New Storm Bringing More Rain To California

More rain is headed to California, but the two storms approaching the region aren’t packing the wallop delivered by a major storm last week.


Arcade Creek is flooded the day after storms rolled through. (Credit: CBS13)

Storm Brings Record Rainfall To Many Areas

Five different areas reported record amounts of rainfall after Thursday’s storm.



Saturated Ground And High Winds Knock Down Trees

Large trees were no match for high winds and saturated ground this morning as they toppled onto property and led to power outages and traffic delays.


GOES-East image of the continental United States showing the storms on the east and west coasts. (Credit: NOAA/NASA)

Northern California Braces For Powerful Storm

Northern California residents are bracing for a powerful storm that could be the biggest in five years and prompted the National Weather Service to issue a high wind and flash flood warning.



California’s Drought Status Unchanged Despite Rain

National drought experts say 99.7 percent of California remains in moderate drought or worse despite recent heavy rains.