Famous California Tree That Draws Crowds Topples Over In Storm - A Must Watch Video

As the northwest is pummeled by the region's strongest winter storm in a decade, the wild weather has been blamed for the destruction of a beloved and historic sequoia tree. Melting snow in higher elevations has combined with heavy rain to flood areas of California and nearby Nevada. The Pioneer Cabin Tree is the most popular attraction at the Calaveras Big Trees park in California. Rushing floodwater weakened the trees roots, causing it to topple over.