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Wet Winter Likely To Delay Tahoe Area Fire Season

May 17, 2017 | Steve Milne

It looks like this year's fire season will start later than normal in the Tahoe area...sometime in July-August rather than the typical May-June time frame. That's because of the wet winter and a snowpack 200 to 300 percent of normal.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Northern California Sets New Precipitation Record

April 13, 2017

It is now the wettest season on record in Northern California, where most of the state gets its water supply.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Rainstorms Bring Mudslides, Traffic Woes

February 9, 2017

A week of rainstorms in the Sacramento region has caused mudslides, traffic woes and raised the potential for flooding. National Weather Service Jason Clapp has the latest on rain totals and flood warnings.

Northstar California / AP

Sierra Winds Forecast To Top 100 mph

January 20, 2017

(AP) - The National Weather Service in Reno says winds in excess of 100 mph over Sierra ridgetops could churn up waves as high as 5 feet on Lake Tahoe this weekend as a series of winter storms dumps several more feet of snow in the mountains.

Beth Ruyak / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Atmospheric River Brings Flooding, Road Closures

January 9, 2017

We talk with weather experts and regional reporters about flooding and road closures caused by this weekend's storm.

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