National Weather Service

Storms bring soaking rains

Auburn got a one-two weather punch Friday and Saturday, with wind and rains expected to wind down today. But unlike the Arctic blast of snow and ice early in the week, the back-t ...

Cold should linger but not the white stuff

The foothills freeze should continue until at least Wednesday, the National Weather Service is forecasting. Temperatures were expected to dip into the mid-20s overnight Monday in ...

Storm causes multiple accidents, closes I-80

A series of vehicle accidents along Interstate 80 in the Sierra killed one person, sent another to the hospital and closed the highway for a couple of hours Sunday. “There were ...

More travelers taking to the roads for holiday weekend

The recent storm that dropped more than a foot of snow was perfect timing for Sierra ski resorts preparing to welcome visitors over the Thanksgiving holiday. Northstar at Tahoe ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Boreal opening earliest ever

Skiers and boarders itching to hit the slopes can do it Friday. That’s when Boreal will turn on its Castle Peak Quad lift, for the resort’s earliest opening ever, marketing s ...

Heat wave fires up pool visits, ice cream sales

Temperatures in the mid-90s Tuesday actually felt like a cooldown after five straight days of 100-plus degree weather in Auburn. Locally, the heat wave topped out Monday at 103 de ...

Storm electrifies Auburn

Lightning struck more than once in Auburn Wednesday night. In fact, it struck 148 times in just the Tahoe National Forest, according to spokeswoman Mary Furney. “It’s a litt ...

Forecast to rain out sunny days

The sunny skies Auburn residents enjoyed Monday are supposed to be clouded over by Tuesday afternoon. For the remainder of the week and into the weekend, the foothills area is ex ...

Weekend reprieve before next storm hits

Those overworked windshield wipers can take a bit of a break going into the weekend. After heavy rain and snow earlier in the week, it appears the low-pressure systems dumping on ...

More rain, snow on track for region this week

A series of storms that brought more than 2 inches of rain to Auburn over the past week will drop another 2 1/2 to 3 inches through Thursday, according to the National Weather Serv ...

Auburn enjoys calm before weekend storms

Deep, blue, winter skies and fluffy clouds sailing high overhead made for a great day Thursday to be outside and enjoying Mother Nature in the Auburn area. But those skies should ...

Warmer system drops bundles of rain

Local residents don’t seem to mind a rain-drenched Auburn. Between Sunday and Monday, Auburn received about three-quarters of an inch of rain, hitting the inch mark by Monday ni ...

Weather system bringing more wind, rain, snow

A large, slow-moving storm that brought wind and rain to the foothills and plenty of snow to the Sierra over the weekend will continue to impact the region through Tuesday. “It ...

Celebrating the storm

When asked why Rogelio Nichols and his family made the drive from their Sacramento home to the foothills to trounce around in easy-to-sink-in snow, Nichols had an easy response. ...