'People Aren't Prepared For Snow In May': Wintry Weather Catches Sierra Drivers Off-GuardIt was a marathon on Mother’s Day and into Monday as May snow slowed traffic and commerce on two major Sierra highways.
Sierra Snowpack Builds In April, Delights Businesses, Skiers and SnowboardersThe California Data Exchange Center and Dept. of Water Resources report the mountains saw double the amount of precipitation in April than January, February and March combined.
Spring Storm Brings Heavy Snow, Avalanche Threat To SierraHeavy snow and rain fell across Northern California on Thursday as a substantial spring storm added to late-season precipitation totals after a dry winter.
April Snowstorm In Sierra Helps Local Businesses Impacted By Dry WinterChain controls were in effect up the mountain along Interstate 80 on Thursday as snow continued to pile up on the roadways.
'Any Extra Day You Can Get Is Awesome': Surprise Spring Snowstorm In The Sierra Extends Ski SeasonThe change in weather is prompting Palisades Tahoe to extend their season by two weeks to May 15.
Winter Blast Makes For Traffic Mess Over Mountain, Low Snow in AuburnDrivers faced brake lights and a long back up on Interstate 80. The mountain corridor was crammed with cars going nowhere.
Record Winter Dry Streak Snapped In The SierraA record setting winter has residents living in the Sierra concerned for the future. The Sierra snapped a 37-day dry streak, beating out the 31-day dry streak set in 1990.
2 PG&E Contractors Fall Repairing Electrical Lines Near ColfaxTwo linemen working to restore power to the Colfax area fell last night, trying to repair electrical lines. Cal Fire tweeted photos last night, saying the incident happened near Rollins Lake, where power is still out for many PG&E customers.
PG&E Customer With Stage 4 Cancer Gets Power Back In Foothills After 10 DaysA PG&E customer in Grass Valley with Stage 4 melanoma got his power back Tuesday afternoon after CBS13 visited his home to hear his story.
'This Is My Community': For Many PG&E Linemen, Getting Power Back On In Foothills Is PersonalPG&E says more than 1,200 linemen have been working long hours for weeks straight to restore power to the communities in the area.
Palisades Tahoe Sees Snowiest December EverThe Palisades Tahoe Ski Resort reported seeing the snowiest December on record this year with a total of 211 inches of snowfall this month.
'Worst That I've Seen': PG&E Faces Unprecedented Challenges To Get Power Back In FoothillsOne PG&E executive says the damage caused by the recent, record-setting snow storm in the Sierra Foothills is the worst he's seen. The utility says its working with unprecedented challenges to get power back to thousands of customers in the area.
Colfax Mayor Says City Is in 'Dire' Situation Due to Power OutageColfax Mayor Trinity Burruss wants her city to know she's here to help. The recent, record-breaking snow storm in the Sierra has left tens of thousands of PG&E customers without power. For Colfax residents, that's only half the problem.
'Access Is Horrible': PG&E Faces Challenges Getting Power Back To 60,000 Customers In FoothillsTens of thousands of PG&E customers in the Sierra Foothills are waiting for their power to return after a record-breaking winter storm wreaked havoc on trees and power lines in the area.
The Nearly 17 Feet Of Snow In The Sierra Is Crushing Records — But It's Still Not EnoughAs of Tuesday, more than 202 inches of snow — nearly 17 feet — had fallen so far this month at the University of California, Berkeley's Central Sierra Snow Laboratory, at Donner Pass east of Sacramento.