The state Department of Water Resources is slated to do the winter’s first manual measurement of the snowpack in the Sierra Nevada.
A winter weather advisory continues until 10 tonight in the Sierra where the highest elevations could see 10 inches of snow.
We’re looking forward to a wet early commute on Friday , and then we’ll dry out the rest of the day.
After the last couple of drought-plagued winters, the 20 inches that fell during Thursday’s storm was heaven for snowboarders like Dave Turner.
Drivers heading into the Sierra faced near whiteout conditions, leaving some drivers like Octavio Sida marooned on the side of Interstate 80 after his chains broke.
The storm left Mike Meyer stuck waiting on a tow truck. The Arizona native hadn’t seen snow until Thursday. He nearly spun out his Mustang GT as he drove the Sierra roads without chains.
Caltrans trucks are ready to roll in the Sierra as the threat of a storm sparks the first blizzard warnings in the region since January 2008.
California is bracing for the arrival of a new, more powerful Pacific storm following a weekend of scattered rain, showers and snow.
The winter weather is officially here.
Round three of rain arrives this evening. Some showers are possible on the northern end of the valley beginning after 4 p.m,, spreading area-wide around 10 p.m. Rain overnight continues into Saturday morning with some scattered showers possible through Saturday night.
The first big snow is like your favorite team winning a game in the preseason. It always brings out positive predictions for the year ahead.
An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.