LIGHTNING

Fire concerns mount in Auburn, foothills as rare lightning strikes

A red-flag warning accompanied a rare round of lightning and scattered rain Monday in Auburn. While late-morning rain fell sporadically in the Auburn area as clouds accompanying t ...

American Fire spreads, more Foresthill-area roads closed

With the American Fire doubling its footprint over the weekend, more resources are being brought in as more areas are closed off to the public. The fire, which is located on Tahoe ...

Lightning is the greatest danger to anglers

The National Weather Service falls under the purview of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and recently issued a finding that fishermen and boaters are the most &l ...

Auburn’s stormy Monday turns weather topsy turvy

    Rubin Sandhu found out just how slick the rural Auburn area’s roads can be during a rainstorm following an extended period of dry weather. Sandhu’s car ...

Lightning strikes spark Placer County fires

AUBURN CA - A barrage of lightning bolts was hitting Placer County’s high country Tuesday, sparking fires and fears in an area northeast of Foresthill. The American River Distric ...