snow

Cold snap slows foothills grape-growing season, more rain, snow on way

Auburn’s big chill will continue through at least Friday, slowing down vine growth at local wineries but still not jeopardizing the season. Jim Taylor, of rural Auburn’s famil ...

Spring on hold as cold, wet, wintry weather moves back in to Auburn area

Spring took a short detour back into winter today. But the warming weather trend that toasted the Auburn area Sunday should be back on track by the time the weekend rolls around a ...

More snowfall, cold conditions give ski resorts, water suppliers a lift

Wintry weather conditions are helping bolster mountain snowpack with totals now close to the average for this time of year. Ski resorts are reveling in the snow that has fallen si ...

Wintry weather brings snow to Foresthill, Colfax, parts of Auburn

Mother Nature provided Auburn with a reminder Wednesday morning that winter is still on. Areas of Auburn as low as 1,300 feet received a dusting of snow as colder-than-normal weat ...

Hard work, short day for I-80 chain installers

For anyone bold – or stupid enough – to drive high into the Sierra on Wednesday, the chain installers were waiting in blizzard-like conditions to move them along. Installers l ...

Wild weather week brings new blast of wind, rain, snow to Auburn, foothills, Sierra

Two storms down. Two to go. Auburn and the foothills were buffeted by a second strong storm surge today, with as much as eight-tenths of an inch of rain falling in some areas and s ...

Sierra resorts expect substantial snow

The potential for Sierra snowfall this week can be summed up in one word — epic. If Mother Nature and the National Weather Service are on the same page, that could mean multiple ...

Sierra resorts celebrate the holidays

While those in the foothills are dreaming of a white Christmas, skiers and boarders up the hill are living it. Christmas hit the mountains a little early in the form of some nice, ...

Another View: Cold week creates some challenges

This has been an extraordinary week of snow, ice and cold. It’s also been a historic time for local high school football programs. Living in this community, as well as reporting ...

Clear that snow and save some gas

In the spirit of Paul McDaniel’s letter (Reader Input, Dec. 6), I would like to submit one of my own pet peeves. But, in addition to being just plain annoying, this one is potent ...

Placer County issues cold advisory, tips

With the National Weather Service predicting colder temperatures through Wednesday night, Placer County has issued a reminder to be prepared. “Residents and visitors need to ...

Sierra resorts get some substantial snow

Snow in the foothills means waist-deep fluffy white stuff in the Sierra. While Auburnites spent Monday sloshing around in the slush, mountain resorts at higher elevations took st ...

Call to readers: Share your snow stories

How has this storm affected you? Are the kids home today? Are your roads plowed? Is the office closed? Post your snow-day photos and videos at Auburnjournal.com, or send them to us ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...

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 ...