National Weather Service

Fall weather expected next week

The coming work week is bringing with it the feel of crisp fall days and the chance of much needed showers. With the potential for rain slated for Monday and Tuesday, meteorologis ...

Placer, El Dorado’s King Fire could linger for weeks if no rain

With containment expected Wednesday, it could be weeks before the 98,000-acre King Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties is considered completely extinguished. “The fire is ...

Auburn’s King Fire-caused smoke to be washed away?

Cool, cleansing rain was in the forecast for the parched Auburn-area foothills as portions of Placer County suffered through another smoke-filled morning Wednesday. The thick, acr ...

Weekend weather helps firefighters

Weekend summer storms helped to cool firefighters on the frontlines of the nearly 88,000-acre King Fire and helped them to gain a greater hold on containment. While the King Fire ...

Smoke creates risks for sensitive groups

The hazy orange glow of smoke that’s covered Auburn in recent days brought with it the potential for respiratory distress. But the smoke is expected to dissipate by this aft ...

Storm systems may mean more ‘rain’

In the height of a drought, even the light sprinkles Auburn experienced Sunday night are enough to raise hopes for the coming months. According to National Weather Service meteoro ...

Auburn temperatures soar but some like it hot

Some want to beat the heat. Others choose to escape it. Auburn’s Jeff Buck thrives in it, with a few precautionary measures. With temperatures taking off into the torrid t ...

Forecast: 90s with a chance of warped plastic

With the longest day of the year in the rearview and the hottest yet to come, Auburn area forecasters and authorities are both watching the thermostat and warning residents – ...

Relief from torrid temperatures should arrive today in Auburn

Relief from triple-digit temperatures arrives today and should stick around for the weekend in the Auburn-area foothills. The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 87 ...

Cloudy skies precede sunny weekend

Forecasters expect rains and storms to wash across Northern California early this week before giving way to clear skies and 80-degree days for the Memorial Day weekend -- which AAA ...