National Weather Service

Storm system brings rain, chill and lots of snow

A strong early spring storm was expected to bring as much as 3 feet of new snow to the Sierra and drop snow levels to as low as 2000 feet Sunday night into this morning. “It’s ...

Sunny days shying away from spring break

A little more winter is on its way just in time for spring break. This weekend’s supposed to be “splendid,” said Johnnie Powell, forecaster, National Weather Service, Sacram ...

Skiers flock to snowpack bonanza

An abundance of snow and a short break in the weather added up to big crowds at Sierra resorts during the weekend. Boreal, which received eight feet of snow during last week’s t ...

Residents ready for winter storm

Dan Manry is prepared for whatever the winter weather brings his way. The Foresthill resident was in Auburn Monday exchanging a set of chains for ones that would fit his pickup t ...

Wet weather coming back to Auburn

Don’t put those umbrellas away just yet. Mother Nature took a brief break Monday after saturating Auburn and the foothills the past few days. The rain returns today and continu ...

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 ...