The seemingly incessant series of winter storms that have rolled through the Sierra this January turned wet and wild for a few days in early February. On February 9th, after three days of rain, the winds and waves kicked up to new heights (7' waves on the lake were forecast). During a jaunt along the North Shore, we captured this segment documenting the scene.
Gar Woods Grill & Pier and Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay
Lake Tahoe's own rodent weather prognosticator, Punxatahoe Pete, this morning contradicted the widely-followed call of celebrity groundhog Punxutawny Phil, who is reported to have seen his shadow this morning on Gobbler's Knob in Punxutawny, Pa., indicating another six weeks of winter.
The recently relaunched SquawCam, located at the base of Squaw Valley, recently captured this dynamic time lapse sequence on the opening day of the season for KT-22, Squaw Valley's world renowned peak and chairlift.