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Spring Storm Delivers Late Rain, Snow To Northern California

A brief spring storm delivered a welcome batch of rain to Northern California on Saturday as well as an unexpectedly hearty supply of snow that closed roads in Yosemite National Park and made tire chains a requirement in the mountain passes around Lake Tahoe.

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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.

04/24/2015

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Drought-Stricken California Residents Scramble For Rain Barrels To Save Tuesday’s Storm

Clyde Froehlich says the rain doesn’t put a damper on his online business, Blue Barrel Systems, where he sells do-it-yourself rain barrel kits. He says sales have shot up since Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a mandatory 25 percent cut in usage.

04/06/2015

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Wet Weather Hits Northern California On Easter, More On Tap This Week

Forecasters say that welcomed rain and snow are falling in Northern California, but the wet weather will do little to ease a drought gripping the state.

04/05/2015

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Authorizing $1 Billion In Drought-Related Spending

Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought.

03/27/2015

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Storm Brings Rain, Snow, Thunder, House Fire To Northern California

The rain turned into snow a lot lower than expected making for a mess on the roadways. In the Blue Canyon area, Hector Ochoa and his family weren’t expecting to get stuck in four hours of messy traffic between Sacramento and Kingvale.

02/06/2015

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Significant Amount Of Rain Coming This Week

We’re expecting to see some significant rain this weekend. Even though we will see a mix of clouds and sunshine today, no wet weather will reach our region. The weather will be quiet between now […]

02/03/2015

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Satellite Images 1 Year Apart Paint Grim Picture Of Sierra Snowpack

Two photos, one taken on February 1, 2014 and another taken exactly a year later, show just how non-existent the Sierra snowpack is this year.

02/02/2015

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Rain in Sacramento? NWS Says High Pressure Could Be Moving East Late Next Week

A ridge of high pressure has kept California high and dry during the month of January, but signs are pointing toward the ridge moving eastward. As the ridge moves, an atmospheric river would likely aim for the coast, possibly bringing rain to the Sacramento region.

01/30/2015

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Dense Fog Blanketing The Valley

Traffic is understandably moving a little slower this morning and drivers make their way to work through the dense fog.

01/12/2015

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No Precipitation In 7-Day Forecast

The overall wind pattern remains light, allowing patchy fog to develop. The upper cloud cover is non-existent and a ridge of high pressure is developing and pushes to the north.

01/06/2015

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Rain Fuels Mushroom Boom In Parts Of Northern California

Recent heavy rains have brought a blooming of mushrooms to parts of Northern California.

12/30/2014

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