‘Atmospheric river’ dumps heavy rain, snow across California


              Winter sports enthusiasts are seen under steady rain at Sierra-at-Tahoe in Twin Bridges, Calif., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (Stephen Lam/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              A sports utility vehicle drives along a road lined with trees scarred by the 2021 Caldor Fire at Sierra-at-Tahoe in Twin Bridges, Calif., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (Stephen Lam/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              Winter sports enthusiasts carry equipment toward a ski lift under steady rain at Sierra-at-Tahoe in Twin Bridges, Calif., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (Stephen Lam/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              Snow is seen on a Chevrolet C10 pickup truck along U.S. Route 50 in South Lake Tahoe Calif., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (Stephen Lam/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              Motorists travel along U.S. Route 50 under steady rain near Twin Bridges, Calif., Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. (Stephen Lam/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              This traffic video image released by Caltrans District 3 shows Highway 50 is closed from Ice House Road to Meyers in El Dorado County, Calif., due to flooding, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. A flood watch is in effect across much of Northern California through New Year's Eve. Officials warned that rivers and streams could overflow and urged residents to get sandbags ready. (Caltrans District 3 via AP)
‘Atmospheric river’ dumps heavy rain, snow across California