As you head back into the work week and back to school, colder temperatures and snow also returns with a series of blistery storms. Heading out this morning, winds are peaking, be sure to secure those holiday decorations and layer up. A fast-moving storm... Read More.
After years of reaching out to tech companies, Dog Valley Road will be removed from mapping systems throughout winter. The road often serves as an alternative route offered by GPS when I-80 is shut down or experiences heavy traffic delays due to winter driving conditions... Read More.
Trail enthusiasts and hikers alike can rejoice in the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship's efforts as they continue to restore and prepare trails as the thick of winter approaches. Trail crews have made significant progress on projects throughout the area over the summer and are gearing... Read More.
Lassen National Park Highway closes to through traffic for the winter and spring snow seasons. The recent fall snow storms brought heavy snow and ice to the high-elevation roadway leaving it unsafe for heavy travel from visitors. Yet that does not mean you cannot enjoy... Read More.
With the holding of cooler temperatures, the snowpack is maintained in the higher elevations and that includes local ski hill Coppervale. The ski hill took to social media this week to address the numerous calls for when the hill will be opening for the... Read More.
Recent snowfall has brought a good start to the water season. Starting October 1st a new water observation cycle begins and is tracked typically through September 30th. With a strong round of winter storms, the snowpack in the Sierras is already at... Read More.
The Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) has suspended its soil removal program for the winter. Workers will be back in Greenville in the spring working to prepare properties with high lead levels for rebuilding. For more information... Read More.
With the arrival of winter a bit earlier than expected, seasonal road closures are beginning earlier than normal as well. The Sierra County Sheriffs' office along with Plumas County has decided to close the Gold Lake highway for winter. The closure begins... Read More.
Winter closures will begin next week at several Bureau of Land management sites. As of Monday, you will no longer be able to access Hobo camp day use, North Eagle Lake Campground, and the Pit River Campground near Fall River Mills.
Expect winter travel conditions to continue through mid-morning tomorrow. The Reno National Weather Service has extended the winter storm warning to 10 am Wednesday as the storm exits but leaves a mix of wet roads and subfreezing temperatures. Roads will deteriorate heading into this... Read More.