Monday Dec 07 2009 comments Snow storm hits Auburn By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Snapped tree limbs remain on the ground as a result of the snow storm hitting the foothills. Snow elevations dropped to the foothill level giving Auburn residents 6 to 8 inches of the white stuff. The Christmas spirit has hit Auburn with a blanket of snow and the Chana statue adorning a Santa hat in Old Town Auburn Monday. Old Town Auburn turns to a winter wonderland after a snow storm dumped 6 to 8 inches. Snow capped Christmas ornaments add to the holiday ambiance in Old Town Auburn. Snow covered trees makes Old Town Auburn look like something from a postcard. Casey McConnell, 4, starts giving his snowman some personality by starting with a carrot nose on the sidewalk of Timberline Lane in Auburn. Students of E.V. Cain Middle school Ryan Kuchenthal, left and Sam Queen gives Cody Culwell a push start in his sled on Perkins Way during a snowy Monday morning.