Johnnie Powell

Spring storm brings April showers to Auburn, snow to Colfax, Foresthill

April showers arrived with a vengeance in Auburn while the high country was crowned Tuesday with a fresh layer of snow. For Auburn-based Mid-Placer Transportation Agency – t ...

Auburn’s no burn days stay as dry conditions persist

Mild weather during the day. Cool, clear skies at night. That has been the formula for weather in the Auburn-area foothills for much of the past month and it has left air pollutio ...

Freezing temperatures to linger in Auburn, foothills

A string of sub-freezing nights in Auburn and the foothills will continue through Thursday, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Temperatures are expected to slowly move u ...

Cold front brings snow to the foothills

  A wave of cold air brought winter back to the foothills on Tuesday, leaving behind several inches of snow across the northern Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service o ...

Survival time: Auburn homeless brace for Arctic cold front

  AUBURN CA - Terri Hanaway was homeless Wednesday and expecting to spend a cold night outdoors under a tarp in a sleeping bag. Hanaway, 40, said that she had been stuck for ...

Placer readies for stormy weekend

AUBURN CA - With from 6-8 inches of rain expected to fall in a storm that should last through Sunday, Placer County is piling up sandbags at several locations in case of flooding. ...

Wacky weather wears on residents

The wet, cold weather has some local residents frustrated and confused as Auburn heads into a June that is more like winter than late spring. Newcastle resident Jean Reinking, who ...

Stormy pattern continues through the week

Don’t expect springlike sunny days any time soon. Storms lined up in the Pacific will bring more wind, rain and snow at least through early next week. Today’s weather system wo ...

Skiers flock to snowpack bonanza

An abundance of snow and a short break in the weather added up to big crowds at Sierra resorts during the weekend. Boreal, which received eight feet of snow during last week’s t ...

More travelers but clearing skies for holiday trips

Travelers over the Christmas holiday can expect a lot of company on the highways and in the air. AAA predicts 11.3 percent more Californians will travel than last year. “The f ...