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Winter Storm Warning Takes Effect At 4 A.M. Thursday

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning to take effect for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, including Yosemite Valley, starting at 4 a.m. PST on Thursday, Dec. 24 and lasting through 4 a.m. PST on Friday, Dec. 25. Hanford says snow accumulations could reach 8 to 16 inches in some areas, ...

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Flash Flood Watch Issued For Sierra Foothills

SIERRA FOOTHILLS — The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a flash flood watch for Central California, including Madera, Mariposa and Fresno County foothills through Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 22. This advisory is mainly for the Rim Fire and El Portal fire burn areas, but extends from Yosemite to Kings Canyon. Heavy rain may cause areas of flooding and debris ...

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Winter Storm Warning Starts At Noon Sunday

MOUNTAIN AREA – The National Weather Service in Hanford is confirming more wet weather as a Winter Storm Warning has been issued from noon on Sunday, Dec. 13, through noon on Monday, Dec. 14, for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park to Kings Canyon. Several inches of snow is expected, with localized amounts up to 14 inches in the ...

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Winter Storm Watch Overnight Wednesday

MOUNTAIN AREA — A set of storm systems arriving this week are expected to bring more than an inch of rain to the foothills and better than a foot of snow to higher elevations. A Winter Storm Watch has already been issued for the southern Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park to Kings Canyon from 4 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 ...

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Weather Thursday: High Confidence For Low Impact

MOUNTAIN AREA – You won’t be needing the heavy rain gear this week, as forecasts from the National Weather Service in Hanford, California predict a low-impact event Thursday evening, with a cold front bringing the chance of light snow above 5,500 feet and some rain to fall in the foothills. Overall, they say, weather will have minimal impact on the ...

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Full Moon Weekend

EARTH – Sure, we get excited about full moons. What’s not to love? This weekend, light will shine brightly over the foothills as the full “Sturgeon Moon” rises above. The full moon on Saturday, Aug. 29 is known as a “supermoon,” because the full phase coincides with its closest approach to Earth, making La Luna seem larger than ever. Wikipedia ...

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