More than 330 000 customers without power as major winter storm hits California

More than 330 000 customers without power as major winter storm hits California

A strong frontal system — Category 3 atmospheric river — impacting California and parts of Nevada through Thursday, January 28, 2021, will bring gusty winds, very heavy rain, and mountain snow, in some parts extreme. Whiteout/blizzard conditions and heavy snow in…

Very rare January tornadoes touch down in California

Very rare January tornadoes touch down in California

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Tehama County, California on Monday, January 4, 2021. In the NWS Sacramento forecast area there were 39 tornadoes reported from 2010 – 2020. This works out to about 4 tornadoes a year,…

Record cold and snow engulf California and Nevada, U.S.

Record cold and snow engulf California and Nevada, U.S.

Back-to-back cold fronts brought record temperatures and heavy snow to California beginning Friday, November 6, 2020, after months of hot weather and wildfires in the state. Single-day snowfall records were also broken in several areas in Nevada. In California, a…