Tag Archives: Lake Tahoe

Caldor fire burns over 400 homes as smoke chokes Lake Tahoe

More than 440 homes have been destroyed by the raging Caldor fire, and smoke has created conditions so hazardous that the air quality around the blaze is the worst in the country. Burning through rugged terrain east of Sacramento, the … Continue reading

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California lake becomes pool for air pollution during wildfire season

Lake Tahoe has experienced “especially bad” air quality through the second half of this summer, and new data reveals the lake’s air quality is at its worst levels of this decade. The intense wildfire season California has experienced so far … Continue reading

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Smoke From King Fire Brings Air Pollution Advisories, Travel Warnings

The National Weather Service in Reno issued a Dense Smoke Advisory Monday for an area stretching from north of Reno to south of Gardnerville and throughout Lake Tahoe and Truckee through 8 p.m. Monday. The Dense Smoke Advisory will resume Tuesday from … Continue reading

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