Powerful blizzard hits California, bringing record snowfall and chaos

The Guardian US March 2, 2024, 09:00 PM UTC

Summary: A powerful blizzard hit California, bringing double-digit feet of snow, 190mph wind gusts, and a tornado. Ski resorts reported up to 44 inches of snow in 24 hours, with up to 10ft expected in some areas. 100 miles of I-80 were closed, and 33,000 households lost power. Yosemite national park closed, and 6 million people are under winter storm warnings. The snowfall could benefit California's water supply.

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