snow

Hard work, short day for I-80 chain installers

For anyone bold – or stupid enough – to drive high into the Sierra on Wednesday, the chain installers were waiting in blizzard-like conditions to move them along. Installers l ...

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 ...

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 ...

Snow forecast for the foothills

A little more than a week before Christmas, Mother Nature is getting into the holiday spirit by possibly sprinkling snow in Auburn by Sunday night. The National Weather Service f ...