Weather

Heavy rain and more snow coming to the foothills this weekend

Heavy rains are expected throughout the weekend in Auburn with a high of 52 degrees and low of 45 Saturday and 46 Sunday. A flood watch is in effect in Humboldt County and Northern ...

Storm pattern improving water outlook

After four years of drought, a return to more normal winter weather is improving the outlook for the coming year’s Nevada Irrigation District water supply. General Manager R ...

Snow, rain boost Placer Water storage levels, drought outlook

The first look is a good look for Placer County’s 2016 water supply. And the weather bureau is predicting another wet week to add to storage totals. The Placer County Water ...

El Nino storms line up to buffet Auburn-area foothills

An active weather pattern setting up this week is pushing several storms through Placer County and the foothills. The first wave brought showers into Auburn on Monday morning. The ...

Santa, you'll need a parka

Let’s hope Santa owns a warm raincoat: It’s going to be a chilly, wet Christmas week in Auburn, according to the National Weather Service. For those who are traveling b ...

Storm brings much-welcomed rain, snow

Auburnites were grinning in the rain as the foothills earned itself about an inch of the wet stuff during a storm that took place on Sunday and Monday, but the bigger hurrahs were ...

Triple-digit temperatures to bake foothills

It’s going to be just plain hot the next few days. Temperatures in the Auburn area are expected to climb past the century mark today and rise even higher Thursday, accordin ...

Rain in Auburn, snow dusting in Sierra

The rain came down Thursday in Auburn, with flashes of lightning and the rumble of thunder to underscore what has been a rare occasion during four years of drought. But the stormy ...

Auburn area bears witness to environmental impact of King Fire

Four inches of rain is all it took to cloud the middle fork of the American River confluence with a silty, brown haze last week. Today the water is back to its normal hue of blue, ...

Storm to bring rain, snow to Auburn, Sierra

Rain today in the foothills and as much as 24 inches of snow in higher points of the Sierra won’t be near enough to ease drought and water supply concerns, a Nevada Irrigatio ...

Warm days sending winter out with a whimper

Forget the umbrella; sunscreen will be more useful for most of next week as temperatures continue their upward shimmy. This season’s unseasonably warm weather is slated to ...

Warm weather confusing to crops

A little warm weather is all it takes to trick plants into an early bloom. The spring-like weather of late – sans rain – is doing just that and leaving growers wonderin ...

Warm weather here to stay

Blankets of thick fog are just one of the recent indicators of unseasonably warming weather throughout California. As the low-laying layers of moisture eventually dissipate, they ...

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 ...