Weather

Chain controls over Donner Summit signal winter weather

Wintry weather made upper-elevation driving in Placer County a challenge Wednesday and spurred a mandatory chain up on Interstate 80 over Donner Summit. The chains requirement for ...

Much-needed rain headed for Auburn

If you were one of the holdouts trying to see how long you could leave your lawn furniture in the yard, you may want to cover it up for the next few days. With one storm system fo ...

Auburn’s King Fire-caused smoke to be washed away?

Cool, cleansing rain was in the forecast for the parched Auburn-area foothills as portions of Placer County suffered through another smoke-filled morning Wednesday. The thick, acr ...

Moist air, lightning could bring wildfire

Temperatures are forecast to decrease slightly throughout the foothills this week, but the threat of wildfire at the hands of lightning strikes is expected to increase. Overly dry ...

Auburn temperatures soar but some like it hot

Some want to beat the heat. Others choose to escape it. Auburn’s Jeff Buck thrives in it, with a few precautionary measures. With temperatures taking off into the torrid t ...

Relief from torrid temperatures should arrive today in Auburn

Relief from triple-digit temperatures arrives today and should stick around for the weekend in the Auburn-area foothills. The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 87 ...

Weather for Placer County graduations predicted to be sizzling, stay-hydrated-hot

Last year’s graduation season was infamous in Placer County for its heat and for its heat exhaustion in some areas. Colfax High School’s principal, Rick Spears, noted ...

Cloudy skies precede sunny weekend

Forecasters expect rains and storms to wash across Northern California early this week before giving way to clear skies and 80-degree days for the Memorial Day weekend -- which AAA ...

Cal Fire warns of high-risk weather

Northern California may not be under a red-flag warning yet, but Cal Fire spokesmen are still telling communities to be extra-cautious as high winds and temperatures continue throu ...

Mild weather is history as heat pushes into Auburn, Placer

  Mild temperatures in Auburn will increasingly give way to heat this week as a high-pressure system builds over Northern California. But the National Weather Service is say ...