National Weather Service

Summer weather looms in Auburn

Auburn may not have seen its last storm or 50-degree day of the season on Friday, but it doesn’t have many left. According to the National Weather Service, turbulent spring ...

Low snowpack levels mean tough summer for farmers

Recent storms may have helped the Sierra foothills regain that bright green hue, but members of the Placer County agricultural community say they’re still bracing for a rough ...

PG&E ups predictions on Placer County water deliveries

Pacific Gas & Electric is providing another round of good news for Placer County water users. Recent storms have led the San Francisco-based corporation to upwardly revise pro ...

The grass is finally getting greener on the other side of the fence

Thanks to February’s rainfall, the rolling hills of Auburn are finally starting to turn an emerald green, signaling the return of fresh grass and grazing opportunities for lo ...

Storm rains 8 inches on Auburn but drought still on

The Auburn area experienced the first major rainstorm of the season over the weekend, with just over 8 inches falling from Thursday to Monday. Sunday represented the peak of a sto ...

Wet skies bring relief to ski resorts

As they roll shadowy and showering over the foothills, storm clouds are bringing with them a silver lining for mountain resorts to the north. The rains falling in Auburn on Thursd ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Hope, fear guide new Nevada Irrigation District drought cutbacks

With a hint of hope but a weather eye on the bare slopes of the Sierra, the Nevada Irrigation District is ramping up water conservation measures even further. Dealing with conditi ...

Cal Fire starts hiring process of 125 seasonal firefighters

Cal Fire will hire an additional 125 seasonal firefighters in Northern California to add to the organization’s permanent staff in preparation for what is predicted to be an u ...

Mercury rises again

Auburn is once again a dry and mild-weather zone, as sunny days and creeping temperatures have driven out the frost. But they’ve also protracted an ongoing dry spell that has ...