A lone surfer catches a wave caused by high winds in Lake Tahoe on Thursday. Winds gusted to 140 mph through the Sierra ahead of a powerful Pacific storm, damaging homes and a church in South Lake Tahoe, closing schools, and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno.
A lone surfer catches a wave caused by high winds in Lake Tahoe on Thursday. Winds gusted to 140 mph through the Sierra ahead of a powerful Pacific storm, damaging homes and a church in South Lake Tahoe, closing schools, and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno. Placer County Sheriff’s Office AP
A lone surfer catches a wave caused by high winds in Lake Tahoe on Thursday. Winds gusted to 140 mph through the Sierra ahead of a powerful Pacific storm, damaging homes and a church in South Lake Tahoe, closing schools, and grounding commercial airline flights in Reno. Placer County Sheriff’s Office AP
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