Lake Tahoe is home to some of the best skiing in the United States. As a 10+ year resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, I appreciate having such great skiing so close to home. Without traffic, the drive is about 3.5 hours from the city, but “without traffic” is mostly a myth these days, unless you […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.
Updates: Heavy rains hit Southern California in the latest winter storm Jan. 12, 2017, 12:45 p.m. Today's storm is the latest of a series to dump rain on the region, which has been hard hit by six years of drought. Officials warned of potential mud flows in areas affected by wildfires last year...
While things wind down here in the city, rain-wise, Lake Tahoe is in for another four to eight inches of snow today, prompting a winter storm warning. [ more › ]
In January resorts in the Lake Tahoe area have received up to 14 feet of snow - making it the snowiest January in 45 years.
Turns out you can have too much of a good thing. The Lake Tahoe area on the California-Nevada border has been dumped with snow — perfect for the middle of prime skiing and snowboarding season. SEE ALSO: Barrage of winter storms dump dangerous rain and snow on West Coast But the storm affecting the western U.S. Show More Summary
The water level has risen by a foot since January 1.
As the western United States continues to grapple with a weeklong series of storms that have dumped an incredible amount of precipitation, the reality for those living in the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area of California and Nevada is becoming...Show More Summary
California winter storm live updates Jan. 9, 2017, 7:07 p.m. A string of winter storms is expected to bring up to 20 feet of fresh snow to Mammoth Mountain. The winter weather is also bringing some more much-needed rain to other parts of California. Officials say that if these wet conditions extend...
Lingering storm threats leave Lake Tahoe ski resorts closed Ski resorts across the Sierra Nevada remained closed for a second day Monday as high winds, heavy flooding and avalanches threatened the area and made conditions hazardous for...Show More Summary
Ski resorts across the Sierra Nevada shut down for the day Sunday, with flooding, avalanche danger and high winds causing too many weather hazards for skiers and snowboarders. Rose Ski Tahoe resort, high winds gusting more than 55 mph caused lift closures while Sugar Bowl reported expected high temperatures around 35 degrees for the day and rain. Show More Summary
Also, the U.S. Dept of Labor has filed a lawsuit to get Google/Alphabet to reveal compensation data on employees, and the Internet Archive launches the Trump Archive. [ more › ]
Two backcountry skiers escaped uninjured Thursday after being caught in an avalanche that closed the state highway between Reno and Lake Tahoe in a part of the Sierra Nevada where as much as 6 feet of snow has fallen over the past four days. “Luckily, no one was hurt,” said Meg Ragonese, spokeswoman...
Owning my first home in Lake Tahoe, CA is revealing new experiences in unfamiliar territory. Recently, I learned that a black bear family broke into my home and ransacked the place. The local Bear League confirmed it was the work ofShow More Summary
The high elevations in the north Lake Tahoe area got three feet of snow on Wednesday alone.
Heavy snow and near whiteout conditions in the Sierra prompted officials to briefly close Interstate 80 at Donner Summit near Lake Tahoe on Wednesday morning. Several feet of snow was dumping in the central Sierra as a heavy storm that drenched the Bay Area continued to pound the mountains.
Modern ski chalet will cost you at least $39 million What with epic Sierra snowfall on the horizon, there’s only one sane thing to do in such glacial times—go into escrow on a multimillion dollar Tahoe abode. Landing on the market well...Show More Summary
Treacherous and dangerous driving conditions with white-out conditions and zero visibility are also expected. [ more › ]
Surveyors will plunge poles into the Sierra Nevada snowpack near Lake Tahoe on Tuesday, taking the season's first measurement by hand of the snow's water content as California flirts with a sixth year of drought.
A two-alarm fire broke out in a lodge at the Homewood Mountain Resort on the west shore of Lake Tahoe early Wednesday, closing the popular skiing destination to guests until further notice, officials said. Firefighters responded to the...Show More Summary
Residents of both California and Nevada were awakened early Wednesday by a series of 5.5-5.7 magnitude earthquakes that struck in a remote area near Lake Tahoe. [ more › ]