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The Manteca Bulletin
The Good Lord outdoorsblanket of cotton ball clouds that completely covered the entire valley. Direct
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
blanket of cotton ball clouds that completely covered the entire valley. Directly across the sea of white, arose the mighty Sierra Nevada Mountains and I found myself looking directly into Yosemite Valley over 50 miles away. Standing watch over it... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
This amphibian – loved for its legs – threatens its California cousinsbirds – anything that fits in their mouths. Among their prey are the adults an
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
birds – anything that fits in their mouths. Among their prey are the adults and tadpoles of endangered native amphibians: Sierra Nevada and foothill yellow-legged frogs, said Colin Dillingham, a wildlife biologist with the Plumas National... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Heading to WEG? 5 ways to get the most out of your trip to North Carolinaway to calm your nerves after the adrenalin of the Games than by paying one a v
Horse and Hound / Posted yesterday
way to calm your nerves after the adrenalin of the Games than by paying one a visit? A 40-minute drive from Tryon is the Sierra Nevada Brewery (sierranevada.com), where you can take a behind-the-scenes tour following the hops-to-brews process —... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Shutdown talks: Trump officials want national parks to stay open — but many wouldn’tand what to close was amounting to a careful risk assessment. Parks that requi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
and what to close was amounting to a careful risk assessment. Parks that require more caretaking, such as spots in the Sierra Nevada where snowplows are a mainstay, were more likely to shut down, while beaches and urban parks were more likely... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Army Corps Of Engineers General Views Mudslide Operationsare more winter rains. A storm passing through California on Friday was bringin
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
are more winter rains. A storm passing through California on Friday was bringing significant snow far to the north in the Sierra Nevada but fortunately was expected to bring very little rain, if any, to the Montecito area. The devastation... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Shutdown talks: Trump officials want national parks to stay open — but many wouldn’tout what to open and what to close was amounting to a careful risk assessment,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
out what to open and what to close was amounting to a careful risk assessment, with snowy areas like parks in the Sierra Nevada likely to be shuttered while beaches and urban parks may keep their gates unlocked. Visitor centers and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Surfing proposed as official sport of Californiathat we are so fortunate to have here in California." It's not yet known what
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
that we are so fortunate to have here in California." It's not yet known what lawmakers from, say, the Central Valley or Sierra Nevada regions think about the proposed legislation, which was introduced Wednesday. The state does not currently have... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Storm could dump 1 foot of snow in California's SierraSANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Forecasters say a winter storm moving through Norther
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - Forecasters say a winter storm moving through Northern California's Sierra Nevada is expected to dump up to a foot of snow before it shifts course to the central part of the state. National Weather Service Craig Shoemaker... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mountain resorts report nearly a foot of snow from Thursday’s stormprompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm warning from Lass
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm warning from Lassen Volcanic National Park to the northwest Sierra Nevada. Chain controls were in place on most highways around the Tahoe region as of 8:30 a.m. Friday east of Kingvale... Read more
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Missoulian
Wilderness reduces number, size of wildfiresthey are generally identified as having the highest overall levels of biomass a
Missoulian / Posted 3 days ago
they are generally identified as having the highest overall levels of biomass and fuel.” Similarly, in another report, “Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project: Final Report to Congress,” the authors declared: "Timber harvest, through its effects on... Read more
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ABC News
Huge storm pounding West Coast as East sees warm-upand Los Angeles, but most rainfall amounts will be less than one-quarter of an
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
and Los Angeles, but most rainfall amounts will be less than one-quarter of an inch. Snow will be measured in feet in the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Rockies, where up to 2 feet is possible. ABC NewsAs much as 2 inches of rain could fall in... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Northern California police identify "Lucky Lotto" banditswindows in the wee hours of the morning and stealing scratch off lottery ticket
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
windows in the wee hours of the morning and stealing scratch off lottery tickets, cash and cigarettes from San Jose to the Sierra Nevada. Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, http://www.mercurynews.com Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Is warming in the Arctic behind this year's crazy winter weather?Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard – notably the “bomb cyclone” storm
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard – notably the “bomb cyclone” storm on Jan. 4, 2018 – while California’s Sierra Nevada stand nearly bare of snow. This story is becoming a familiar one, as similar conditions have played out in... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Rain, cold snap a boon for Northern California ski resortsin California's Placer County had 23 of 102 open trails on Thursday. Northstar
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 3 days ago
in California's Placer County had 23 of 102 open trails on Thursday. Northstar in Truckee had 41 of 97 trails open. The Sierra Nevada is expected to benefit greatly from the colder temperatures, as 8 to 12 inches of snow is expected through the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
As winter arrives, rain ignites waterfalls across Northern CaliforniaFriday, snow is forecast to fall at lake level in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and dow
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, snow is forecast to fall at lake level in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and down to 4,000 feet in the front country of the Sierra Nevada. A more significant weather system is expected early next week. After a slow start to winter, things are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Storm, wind warnings upgraded in SierraThe Latest on the winter storm headed for the Sierra Nevada (all times local, P
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
The Latest on the winter storm headed for the Sierra Nevada (all times local, PDT): 3:30 p.m. The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a winter storm warning for the greater Lake Tahoe area beginning Thursday afternoon as the biggest storm... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Storm, wind warnings upgraded in SierraRENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on the winter storm headed for the Sierra Nevada (
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on the winter storm headed for the Sierra Nevada (all times local, PDT): 3:30 p.m. The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a winter storm warning for the greater Lake Tahoe area beginning Thursday afternoon as... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Biggest storm of winter could bring 2 feet of snow to SierraRENO, Nev. (AP) - The biggest storm so far this winter is headed for the Sierra
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The biggest storm so far this winter is headed for the Sierra Nevada, with up to 2 feet (0.6 meters) of snow possible in the mountains by early Friday and winds potentially gusting in excess of 100 mph (161 kph) over the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why millions of dead trees in the Sierra may have helped save water during the droughtThe millions of trees that died in the Sierra Nevada during California’s five-y
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
The millions of trees that died in the Sierra Nevada during California’s five-year drought may have actually helped the state’s water supply once the historic dry spell finally ended, according to a new study. Scientists led by UC Merced’s Sierra... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Three fresh storms aimed at Sacramento, Sierrathe Tuesday morning commute. The first storm was expected to remain fairly war
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
the Tuesday morning commute. The first storm was expected to remain fairly warm and bring “pretty minimal” snowfall to the Sierra Nevada, said forecaster Cory Mueller. But the second rainstorm, expected to begin Wednesday night and extending into... Read more
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EarthSky
Is Arctic warming behind year’s crazy winter weather?Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard – notably the “bomb cyclone” storm
EarthSky / Posted 9 days ago
Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard – notably the “bomb cyclone” storm on Jan. 4, 2018 – while California’s Sierra Nevada stand nearly bare of snow. A study in contrasts: Warming near Alaska and the Pacific Ocean are ‘ingredients’... Read more
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Disaster News Network
Is Arctic warming behind winter cold?Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard � notably the “bomb cyclone” storm
Disaster News Network / Posted 9 days ago
Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard � notably the “bomb cyclone” storm on Jan. 4, 2018 � while California’s Sierra Nevada stand nearly bare of snow. A study in contrasts: Warming near Alaska and the Pacific Ocean are ‘ingredients’... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Voters may have a say in relocating Chico Scrap Metal, after all"You have the aesthetic issue ... An ugly scrap metal yard across the street fr
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 9 days ago
"You have the aesthetic issue ... An ugly scrap metal yard across the street from Chico's finest structure, Sierra Nevada Brewery." said Ron Angle, a member of "Move the Junkyard" and a Chapman-area resident. "You have an environmental issue, there's... Read more
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DW
Ski resorts cling on against climate change | All topics from climate change to conservation |the past decade — the warmest in Earth's recorded history — the snow line rose
DW / Posted 9 days ago
the past decade — the warmest in Earth's recorded history — the snow line rose between 1,200 and 1,500 feet in the northern Sierra Nevada. "The storms are not pushing over the crest like they used to. They don't have the same intensity any more,"... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fastest ever wind gust recorded in CaliforniaRecord 199MPH wind speeds hit California last year: Meteorologists picked up fa
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Record 199MPH wind speeds hit California last year: Meteorologists picked up fastest ever gust of wind in the Sierra Nevada that is more typical at the top of Mount Everest The gust blasted through the summit of a peak at Alpine Meadows, located... Read more
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Weekly Times
Collaboration for best way forwardcraft brewers, employing brewers to not only market its hop varieties but to su
Weekly Times / Posted 10 days ago
craft brewers, employing brewers to not only market its hop varieties but to support its use in making great beer, from Sierra Nevada to the Hobart Brewing Company. HPA is owned by a family in Germany who have been hop traders for seven... Read more
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Tehachapi News
Celebrating the extraordinary life and contributions of Lou Mantothbut was unbreakable. Her husband Bob Yeager suffered a brain hemorrhage while o
Tehachapi News / Posted 10 days ago
but was unbreakable. Her husband Bob Yeager suffered a brain hemorrhage while on a family camping and fishing trip in the Sierra Nevada on May 13, 1961. After his death, she married William Mantoth, who became Tehachapi's chief of police. Lou was... Read more
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CBS News
Is Arctic warming behind this crazy winter weather?Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard – notably the "bomb cyclone" storm
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
Blizzards have plagued the Eastern Seaboard – notably the "bomb cyclone" storm on Jan. 4, 2018 – while California's Sierra Nevada stand nearly bare of snow. Warming near Alaska and the Pacific Ocean are "ingredients" to a weather pattern... Read more
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NZCity
Angelina Jolie's daughter reportedly broke her collarbone snowboarding last month42-year-old actress' 11-year-old girl Shiloh sustained the agonising injury whi
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
42-year-old actress' 11-year-old girl Shiloh sustained the agonising injury while on a family holiday in Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains - which straddles the border of California and Nevada - shortly after Christmas and, although her arm... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
2018 High school wrestling preview: Tiny MVC turning into a section powerweights: freshman Greta Gustafson (116/124) and sophomore Maya Letona (116/124)
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 12 days ago
weights: freshman Greta Gustafson (116/124) and sophomore Maya Letona (116/124), both of whom placed at the prestigious Sierra Nevada Classic last month. “I’m very optimistic,” Aragon said. “We have to make sure everyone’s healthy when we meet... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Martinod looks to crown unconventional career with goldminor blemish on an otherwise stellar 2017 campaign saw her lose out to Onozuka
Reuters Sports News / Posted 12 days ago
minor blemish on an otherwise stellar 2017 campaign saw her lose out to Onozuka at the Freestyle World Ski Championships in Sierra Nevada. Victory at the U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain in early December sees Martinod placed second in the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Weather weirdness: From snow in the Sahara to melting roads in Australia's 117-degree heatemerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
emerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by back-to-back storms from the slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the soils of the Central Valley and into rivers. These rivers were swollen and roaring from the heavy rains... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Boiled' bats fall from the sky as heat wave grips Australiaemerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
emerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by back-to-back storms from the slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the soils of the Central Valley and into rivers. These rivers were swollen and roaring from the heavy rains... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Weather weirdness: From snow in the Sahara to melting roads in Australia's 117-degree heatemerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
emerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by back-to-back storms from the slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the soils of the Central Valley and into rivers. These rivers were swollen and roaring from the heavy rains... Read more
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International Business Times
Deadly mudslides destroy homes in California after wildfires scorched away protective vegetation walloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
walloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up to 18 inches (45 centimeters) of snow in the Sierra Nevada. Downtown San Francisco got a record 3.15 inches (8 centimeters) of rain on Monday, smashing the old mark of... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
2018 High school wrestling preview: Tiny MVC turning into a section powerweights: freshman Greta Gustafson (116/124) and sophomore Maya Letona (116/124)
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
weights: freshman Greta Gustafson (116/124) and sophomore Maya Letona (116/124), both of whom placed at the prestigious Sierra Nevada Classic last month. “I’m very optimistic,” Aragon said. “We have to make sure everyone’s healthy when we meet... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
13 dead in Southern California as rain triggers mudslideswalloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
walloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up to 18 inches (45 centimeters) of snow in the Sierra Nevada. Downtown San Francisco got a record 3.15 inches (8 centimeters) of rain on Monday, smashing the old mark of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
13 dead in Southern California as rain triggers mudslideswalloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
walloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up to 18 inches (45 centimeters) of snow in the Sierra Nevada. Downtown San Francisco got a record 3.15 inches (8 centimeters) of rain on Monday, smashing the old mark of... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
13 dead in Southern California as rain triggers mudslideswalloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up
WGEM Quincy / Posted 12 days ago
walloped much of the state with damaging winds and thunderstorms and dumped up to 18 inches (45 centimeters) of snow in the Sierra Nevada. Downtown San Francisco got a record 3.15 inches (8 centimeters) of rain on Monday, smashing the old mark of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rain pounds San Francisco Bay Area: Here's how much fell on Mondayemerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
emerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by back-to-back storms from the slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the soils of the Central Valley and into rivers. These rivers were swollen and roaring from the heavy rains... Read more
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FOX News
Southern California mudslides, flooding leave at least 8 dead in Montecito, highways closedleaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
leaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued to the east in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada. A yearslong drought eased in the state last spring, but Northern California had a dry start to winter and... Read more
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FOX News
Southern California mudslides, flooding leave at least 8 dead in Montecito, highways closedleaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
leaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued to the east in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada. A yearslong drought eased in the state last spring, but Northern California had a dry start to winter and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California wildfire prevention map may not be ready until next fire seasonunder different conditions. An early version of the map drew complaints becaus
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
under different conditions. An early version of the map drew complaints because it didn’t mark as high-risk an area of the Sierra Nevada foothills that had already suffered a massive wildfire — the Butte Fire of 2015. Finalizing it has taken longer... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Deadly rains in Southern California send rivers of mud into homesby flash flooding, fire officials said. A large swath of the state from San Di
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
by flash flooding, fire officials said. A large swath of the state from San Diego to the Central Valley and east to the Sierra Nevada could see another 1 to 3 inches of rain through the day, The Weather Channel reported. More than 5 inches of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
'Boiled' bats fall from the sky as heat wave grips Australiaemerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
emerald green waters of the Bay turned a murky brown as fine sediment washed by back-to-back storms from the slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the soils of the Central Valley and into rivers. These rivers were swollen and roaring from the heavy rains... Read more
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FOX News
Southern California mudslides, flooding leave at least 6 dead in Montecito, highways closedleaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
leaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued to the east in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada. A yearslong drought eased in the state last spring, but Northern California had a dry start to winter and... Read more
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FOX News
Southern California mudslides, flooding leave at least 6 dead in Montecito, highways closedleaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
leaving diminishing showers there before dawn Tuesday. Stormy weather continued to the east in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada. A yearslong drought eased in the state last spring, but Northern California had a dry start to winter and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Five killed in mudslides as storm lashes southern Californiapassed overnight, leaving diminishing showers before dawn. Stormy weather cont
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
passed overnight, leaving diminishing showers before dawn. Stormy weather continued to the east in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada. Central San Francisco had 3.15in of rain, smashing the old mark of 2.36in set in 1872 and making it the... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Storm dumps 18 inches of snow, heavy rain in Sierra Nevadathat killed at least five people in Southern California dumped more than a foot
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 12 days ago
that killed at least five people in Southern California dumped more than a foot of snow and an inch of heavy rain on the Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service in Reno reported Tuesday that 18 inches of snow fell on the top of Mammoth... Read more
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Harrow Times
Five killed in mudslides as storm lashes southern Californiapassed overnight, leaving diminishing showers before dawn. Stormy weather cont
Harrow Times / Posted 12 days ago
passed overnight, leaving diminishing showers before dawn. Stormy weather continued to the east in the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada. Central San Francisco had 3.15in of rain, smashing the old mark of 2.36in set in 1872 and making it the... Read more
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