Storm

Increasing snowpack a welcome sight at resorts

Recent snowfall in the Sierra left behind 20 inches of fresh snow and travelers ready to hit the slopes. “We are heading up from San Francisco to get in some skiing,” ...

Red Cross shelter in Auburn helps homeless weather rain, winds

Shelter from the storm for Lanni Kennedy was on a cot under some warm blankets at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds. Kennedy, a homeless resident of the Auburn area who like ...

Spring storm brings April showers to Auburn, snow to Colfax, Foresthill

April showers arrived with a vengeance in Auburn while the high country was crowned Tuesday with a fresh layer of snow. For Auburn-based Mid-Placer Transportation Agency – t ...

Update: Search in snow for missing Modesto trail runner near Michigan Bluff

A search for a trail runner who became separated from his endurance-training group and lost near Michigan Bluff Sunday morning was continuing today in the snow. A Placer County Sh ...

Storm door opens wider. But is it enough to bust drought?

The storm door is opening again this weekend on Auburn and the Sierra high country, renewing hope that Mother Nature will be moving in to elbow out drought concerns. But questions ...

Placer County, Auburn back to dry days after monster storm

The Sierra and Auburn-area foothills are drying out after a five-day deluge that dumped from 8 to 13 inches of rain in the region – and that absence of sought-after moisture ...

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 ...

Normal water flows returning to Nevada Irrigation District canals

Nevada Irrigation District canal water customers are back in water following repairs to the wind-damaged South Yuba Canal in Bear Valley east of Nevada City. District Water Operat ...

Storm disrupts travel, not spirit, of Auburn Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday is a time to bring loved ones together but an icy storm moving eastward threatens to tear many apart. The holiday’s late-November timing places it u ...

Cold front brings snow to the foothills

  A wave of cold air brought winter back to the foothills on Tuesday, leaving behind several inches of snow across the northern Sierra Nevada. The National Weather Service o ...