Photo of snow at Hume Lake, California

You Won’t Believe How Much Snow Is Falling in the Sierra

Snow continues to blanket the Sierra Nevada and the foothills, shutting down schools Tuesday, making travel treacherous, and offering the promise of irrigation water for Valley farmers. The National Weather Service in Hanford says this latest series of wint...

March Miracle? Whatever the Rain Total, It’s Marvelous

The storm system flowing over the Central Valley this week is bringing a decent amount of needed rain, but probably not enough to warrant the "miracle" label, says a local meteorologist. Still, if projections become reality, this month's total rainfall coul...

Atmospheric River Heads to the Valley. What Is It?

A big weather system is heading to Fresno, Clovis and other parts of California. The heaviest rain will hit us Wednesday and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service forecast office in Hanford. ...