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NBA Announces Game Cancellations Due to Storm

As the East Coast endures its first massive winter storm of the year, the NBA has canceled two Saturday games as the storm gears up to snarl the New York/Washington corridor in a storm that could dump more than two feet of snow.

California snow (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

El Niño Rain, Snow Lost to Lack of Infrastructure

Despite El Niño generating three times the amount of snow in Mammoth in the first half of this month as it did for the entire month of November last year, California’s failure to build infrastructure means most rain will be lost to run-off and flooding.

Sierra snow (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Sierra’s Best Snow in Years; Ski Resorts Open Early

A fresh blanket of snow in California’s Sierras from this weekend’s winter-like storms has resulted in several of California’s 27 ski resorts opening earlier than expected. The good news follows four winters of drought that severely impacted the resorts’ business operations.

World Cup Ski Event Canceled Due to Lack of Snow

The best skiers and snowboarders in the world, including Olympian and seven-time X Games champion Nate Holland, will not be coming to Squaw Valley in March; the International Ski Federation’s World Cup’s skicross and snowboardcross competition scheduled for March 4-8 at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has been canceled because of a lack of snow, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.