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A pedestrian wearing a face mask walks her dog protected from the rain in Los Angeles Thursday, April 9, 2020. Rain and snow continues to fall on parts of California as a wet spring pushes back against dryness that spread over three-quarters of the state during the dry winter. The latest storm entered the state from the north last weekend and moved down the coast. It's still drawing bands of rain into Southern California on Thursday and producing remarkable amounts of snow at higher elevations. For downtown Los Angeles, the rainfall has erased a seasonal deficit. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Spring storm brings more rain and snow to California

Apr. 9, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rain and snow continued to fall Thursday on parts of California as a wet spring following a no-show winter pushed back against resurgent dryness that spread over three-quarters of the state this year. Mountain peaks from the Sierra Nevada to major ranges crossing Southern California...

Oregon's overall average snowpack 109% of normal

Apr. 9, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Although Oregon’s mountain snow accumulation started slowly this season, the snowpack now appears to be in good shape. Recent snowstorms have lifted the state’s overall average snowpack to 109% of normal as of April 8, compared to 91% of normal at the beginning of March,...

Late-season storm to bring snow to northern New England

Apr. 9, 2020 8:57 AM EDT

A late season storm is bringing the possibility of snow — some of it heavy — to parts of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. A coastal storm will intensify Thursday afternoon, bringing rain along the coast and snow in western and northern Maine, said Derek Schroeter from the National Weather Service...

1.3 inch snow triples daily record at Reno-Tahoe airport

Apr. 7, 2020 1:13 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The latest storm in the Sierra set a snowfall record for the date at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The National Weather Service says the 1.3 inches (33 millimeters) of snow recorded Monday tripled the old record of .4 inch (10 mm) set on April 6, 1982. The late season storm dumped...

California's winter-like spring brings more snow and rain

Apr. 7, 2020 12:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More snow and rain fell on parts of California on Tuesday as spring delivered a taste of the kind of weather that winter forgot. The late-season cold weather system arrived in California during the weekend and continued to spin moisture into state as it moved southward, leaving peaks...

A car on the northbound Harbor Freeway (I-110) in downtown Los Angeles plows through deep water during a torrential downpour on Monday, April 6, 2020. Snow and rain fell Monday on California as spring delivered the kind of stormy weather that was missing most of the winter. Numerous spinouts were reported on Los Angeles-area freeways, and there were scattered reports of roadway flooding and canyon road rockfalls. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

California gets widespread rain, snow from spring storm

Apr. 6, 2020 10:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snow and rain fell Monday on California as spring delivered the kind of stormy weather that was missing most of the winter. Chain controls were in effect for vehicles in much of the Sierra Nevada, where weekend snow caused traffic disruptions and avalanche threats. Winter storm warnings...

A car on the northbound Harbor Freeway (I-110) in downtown Los Angeles plows through deep water during a torrential downpour on Monday, April 6, 2020. Snow and rain fell Monday on California as spring delivered the kind of stormy weather that was missing most of the winter. Numerous spinouts were reported on Los Angeles-area freeways, and there were scattered reports of roadway flooding and canyon road rockfalls. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

Storm that dumped heavy snow in Sierra bound for Las Vegas

Apr. 6, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A late winter storm that dumped more than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow at Lake Tahoe and nearly 3 feet (1 meter) on top of the southern Sierra early Monday was moving south, where a winter storm warning has been issued outside Las Vegas. Rainy weather is in the forecast for the Las...

Spring storm soaks California, dumps snow in mountains

Apr. 5, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several feet of snow blanketed California’s Sierra Nevada during a spring storm that brought rain and the threat of mudslides to certain parts of the state on Sunday. The low-pressure system came in from the Pacific along the northern coast before soaking the San Francisco Bay...

Sierra storm could bring more than 2 feet of snow by Monday

Apr. 3, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pair of late winter storms packing heavy snow and high winds are headed for the Sierra and Lake Tahoe this weekend, with wind gusts as strong as 90 mph (144 kph) possible over the ridge tops. The National Weather Service issued a worsening forecast Friday, including more than 2 feet (60...

Travel advisory lifted on I-29 from Fargo to Canadian border

Apr. 3, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol have lifted an advisory which recommended against traveling on Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border because snow and strong winds. The slick conditions caused a state health department emergency response...