Snow Falls in South Lake Tahoe as Caldor Fire Remains Active in Northern California

Lake-effect snow fell in South Lake Tahoe, California, dusting the area on Monday, October 11, as firefighters continued to battle the Caldor Fire in the region.

This footage filmed by San Bernardino County Fire Department PIO Marc Peebles shows a wintry scene in South Lake Tahoe on Monday morning. “A little snow coming down on the Caldor Fire,” he wrote in a tweet. “Not supposed to last long though, but it’s a good start!”

The Caldor Fire had scorched 221,775 acres (about 347 square miles) and was 98 percent contained as of Monday, according to fire officials.

A red flag warning was in effect for the fire’s impacted area until Tuesday evening as northeast winds were expected to develop, officials said. Credit: Marc Peebles via Storyful

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