National Weather Service

Higher water levels increase safety risk onshore

The Auburn area is drying out after a stretch of heavy rain but the storm door will be opening again starting Sunday, according to the latest National Weather Service forecast. An ...

Low snow coats Meadow Vista in white

A flurry of snow that hit the ground in areas just below Meadow Vista on Tuesday morning took travelers and school officials by surprise; however, area schools remained open. The ...

Storm pattern improving water outlook

After four years of drought, a return to more normal winter weather is improving the outlook for the coming year’s Nevada Irrigation District water supply. General Manager R ...

Snow, rain boost Placer Water storage levels, drought outlook

The first look is a good look for Placer County’s 2016 water supply. And the weather bureau is predicting another wet week to add to storage totals. The Placer County Water ...

Second storm unleashes rain, snow on Auburn, Sierra

A new band of rain moved into Auburn late Monday morning adding to weekend storm totals. By late Monday afternoon, the Auburn Municipal Airport rain gauge was up to 0.2 inches and ...

Storm brings much-welcomed rain, snow

Auburnites were grinning in the rain as the foothills earned itself about an inch of the wet stuff during a storm that took place on Sunday and Monday, but the bigger hurrahs were ...

Auburn, Placer County in heat wave through weekend

Get ready for a heat wave, with triple-digit temperatures in the offing Thursday and Friday in Auburn. The change from cooler weather to intense heat started late Monday and Aubur ...

Storms bring Sierra fire risk

An energy packed storm system has weather watchers and the state’s fire agency looking toward the Sierra Nevada for lightning strikes this weekend and into next week. Thunde ...

Storm to bring rain, snow to Auburn, Sierra

Rain today in the foothills and as much as 24 inches of snow in higher points of the Sierra won’t be near enough to ease drought and water supply concerns, a Nevada Irrigatio ...

Warm days sending winter out with a whimper

Forget the umbrella; sunscreen will be more useful for most of next week as temperatures continue their upward shimmy. This season’s unseasonably warm weather is slated to ...

Warm weather here to stay

Blankets of thick fog are just one of the recent indicators of unseasonably warming weather throughout California. As the low-laying layers of moisture eventually dissipate, they ...

Brief rains to give way to sunny weather

Skiers and snowboarders are looking forward to clear skies and fresh snow for the rest of the week. Christmas Eve rains and snows in the higher elevations will be giving way to su ...

Much-needed rain headed for Auburn

If you were one of the holdouts trying to see how long you could leave your lawn furniture in the yard, you may want to cover it up for the next few days. With one storm system fo ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Fresh snow kicks off ski, snowboard season

For serious skiers and snowboarders, a mountain is worthless without the snow they need to ride it. At Boreal Ski Resort, the 13 inches of new snow on the ground means the winter ...