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Wednesday, October 1
National Weather Service
Placer, El Dorado’s King Fire could linger for weeks if no rain
Tuesday Oct 07 2014
With containment expected Wednesday, it could be weeks before the 98,000-acre King Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties is considered completely extinguished. “The fire is ...
Auburn’s King Fire-caused smoke to be washed away?
Thursday Sep 25 2014
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 ...
Low snowpack levels mean tough summer for farmers
Tuesday Apr 08 2014
Recent storms may have helped the Sierra foothills regain that bright green hue, but members of the Placer County agricultural community say they’re still bracing for a rough ...
PG&E ups predictions on Placer County water deliveries
Thursday Mar 06 2014
Pacific Gas & Electric is providing another round of good news for Placer County water users. Recent storms have led the San Francisco-based corporation to upwardly revise pro ...
The grass is finally getting greener on the other side of the fence
Tuesday Mar 04 2014
Thanks to February’s rainfall, the rolling hills of Auburn are finally starting to turn an emerald green, signaling the return of fresh grass and grazing opportunities for lo ...
Storm rains 8 inches on Auburn but drought still on
Tuesday Feb 11 2014
The Auburn area experienced the first major rainstorm of the season over the weekend, with just over 8 inches falling from Thursday to Monday. Sunday represented the peak of a sto ...
Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround
Thursday Jan 30 2014
Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...
Hope, fear guide new Nevada Irrigation District drought cutbacks
Friday Jan 24 2014
With a hint of hope but a weather eye on the bare slopes of the Sierra, the Nevada Irrigation District is ramping up water conservation measures even further. Dealing with conditi ...
Cal Fire starts hiring process of 125 seasonal firefighters
Thursday Jan 23 2014
Cal Fire will hire an additional 125 seasonal firefighters in Northern California to add to the organization’s permanent staff in preparation for what is predicted to be an u ...
Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze
Thursday Dec 05 2013
A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...
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