snow

Snow closes Foresthill schools as storm pounds Sierra

AUBURN CA - Snow falling in the upper elevations of Placer County closed at least three schools Wednesday. Foresthill elementary, middle and high schools declared a "snow day" and ...

Temperatures to edge near record high after recent snowfall

As ski resorts celebrate more recent snowfall, local temperatures are forecasted to rise to the mid-70’s this week, according to local meteorologists. “For the Sacramento-are ...

Missing couple found near Foresthill after four-day ordeal in snow

AUBURN CA - A former Auburn resident is recovering from a four-day ordeal after his Porsche became stuck in the snow in a mountainous area east of Foresthill. Mark Schroeder, 55, ...

Sierra snowstorm buoys Placer tire chain, ski industry hopes

AUBURN CA - A year ago, Applegate chain seller Chris Brown was basking in a wintry season that produced record snow totals and a virtual avalanche of business. Brown, owner of App ...

Did shorter route, no High Sierra riding, tarnish Tevis?

The 56th Tevis Cup ride was like no other, with early autumn snow keeping the endurance event’s equestrian teams out of the High Sierra and shortening the usual 100 miles of hard ...

Sierra snow causing concerns about Tevis Cup ride

With one measurement showing 22 inches of snow had fallen at Squaw Valley by Thursday afternoon, Tevis Cup riders will start the endurance ride in Auburn instead of Robie Park in T ...

Western States course taking a detour

Organizers of the Western States Endurance run figured 100 miles with more than 40,000 feet of climbing and descending in conditions ranging from cold darkness to blazing canyons w ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

Snowpocalypse in Auburn? Not now, says Mother Nature

Torrential rain pounding Auburn overnight gave way to snow and sleet late Friday morning while communities higher in the Sierra were reporting more than 2 feet of snow in a storm t ...

Local schools have plan for snow

With up to a foot of snow expected in Colfax and a possible four to eight inches in upper Auburn that could fall through Friday night, local schools are on alert. Gary Yee, superi ...