snow

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 ...

Low snow could blanket Auburn

Forget snowball fights and snowmen. With the possibility of some serious snow falling in Auburn on Thursday, Mark Lizotte was reveling in the possibility of taking his snowmobile ...

More snowfall, cold conditions give ski resorts, water suppliers a lift

Wintry weather conditions are helping bolster mountain snowpack with totals now close to the average for this time of year. Ski resorts are reveling in the snow that has fallen si ...

Sierra resorts expect substantial snow

The potential for Sierra snowfall this week can be summed up in one word — epic. If Mother Nature and the National Weather Service are on the same page, that could mean multiple ...

Sierra resorts celebrate the holidays

While those in the foothills are dreaming of a white Christmas, skiers and boarders up the hill are living it. Christmas hit the mountains a little early in the form of some nice, ...

Storm causes multiple accidents, closes I-80

A series of vehicle accidents along Interstate 80 in the Sierra killed one person, sent another to the hospital and closed the highway for a couple of hours Sunday. “There were ...

Ski Report: Driving with caution in snowy conditions

Even for the most experienced drivers, a trip into the mountains can be a treacherous journey, certainly nothing that should be taken for granted. Driving carelessly in bad weather ...

Rare snow in Auburn as storm moves through

A rare convergence of cold and precipitation Friday dropped an inch of snow on Auburn, shutting schools and turning the foothills into a temporary winter wonderland. By late after ...

Ski resorts dumped with almost 3 feet of snow

While the Sierra ski resorts enjoyed a fresh coat of snow this weekend, forecasters say the area is still dry for this time of year. “We’re definitely in the hole,” said Ka ...

Expect seriously chilly Christmas temperatures

Sierra travelers will be getting a pre-Christmas respite from heavy snow today as the vestiges of one front exits and another hovers off the coast. Jim Mathews, a weather forecast ...