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Cal Fire issues statewide burn ban

California's dry conditions and high temperatures, along with increased fire activity, has prompted the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) to suspend ...

Locals hit the pool, water to get relief from heat

Summer doesn?t officially start until Wednesday, but with triple digit days over the weekend, locals say they are already looking for ways to beat the heat. Some say they headed ...

Rain returns to Auburn area with a vengeance

AUBURN CA - A new round of rain pummeled the Auburn area Wednesday, sending rocks and mud sliding onto some roads and raising stream levels. The National Weather Service recorded 1 ...

Noon Hour Update: Mega Millions fever and wet weather in the foothills

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

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 ...

Drained and ready to go

With rain forecasted to finally begin today and through this weekend, Placer County Public Works crews were continuing work on clearing ditches and drain spots Wednesday. “We’ ...

Wind storm to hit Auburn

Auburn residents can expect 25 to 35 mph winds and cooler temperatures, Wednesday and Thursday, according to Bill Rasch, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Sacrament ...

Wacky weather wears on residents

The wet, cold weather has some local residents frustrated and confused as Auburn heads into a June that is more like winter than late spring. Newcastle resident Jean Reinking, who ...

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 ...

More weather rolling into Auburn

Auburn can expect another wet week, and officials said they are ready to weather the storm. A new storm is expected to bring 1 1/2 inches of rain to Auburn Sunday, according to D ...

Stroke of luck saves Auburn golf pro in rainstorm rollover

An Auburn driver is lucky to be alive after his SUV slid off rain-slickened Highway 193 in Newcastle Wednesday morning and flipped over. The accident was one of several incidents, ...

Wrong-way driver has highway patrol reminding about road safety

A recent wrong-way driving incident has the California Highway Patrol reminding citizens to be careful on the road. The agency is urging drivers to practice safety during inclemen ...

Wild weather forecast for local area

Another storm is sweeping through the foothills, and residents can expect lots of fresh snow to play in over the weekend. According to Angus Barkhuff, a forecaster with the Nationa ...

Wild, wet weekend: It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter

It’s official. Today’s the first day of winter. But it’s only a number on the calendar after the winter storm-door opened early and wide on Auburn and the rest of California ...

Hundreds of lightning strikes spark fires, Forest Service concerns

Lightning hit the Tahoe National Forest hard over the weekend, with some bolts striking near Foresthill. The National Forest Service reported 407 lightning strikes in the Tahoe for ...