An ice storm is crippling the Pacific Northwest this morning. The Seattle airport has cancelled dozens of flights and tens of thousands of people are without power. The storm comes just a day after the region received an unusually large amount of snow.
So far, this has not been the case for the Sierra Nevada mountains - the snow levels there are at near record lows. And in Yosemite, that means winter adventurers have a rare chance to explore in the off season.
Dan Brekke has more for The California Report's Climate Watch Initiative.