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Triple digit heat has many people staying cool inside. But outdoor workers don't have that option.
Highway 140 will reopen Thursday afternoon after a mudslide made the road impassable in Yosemite National Park.
The "well above-average" rain of the past three months in California has not brought any improvement to drought conditions in the state.
The National Weather Service in Reno is warning of flash flooding in the Reno and Truckee areas until 5:15 p.m. The weather service is reporting severe thunderstorms and hail.
The National Weather Service is forecasting thunderstorms for the Sierra starting Tuesday through Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning until 6:30 p.m. Monday for the Dayton and Stagecoach areas of northern Nevada.
UPDATE 6:40 P.M. - Firefighters continue to make progress on the Washington Fire. As of late Thursday afternoon, containment stood at 15 percent. Crews remain focused on keeping the fire away from the community of Markleeville.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District said the region's air quality is forecast to be unhealthy for sensitive groups Thursday.
Warmer weather is bringing out snakes, including rattlesnakes, in Northern California.
With high temperatures, people and their pets hit the water to cool down.
Some scattered showers are in the forecast for the Sacramento Valley and throughout Northern California Thursday. While not much precipitation is expected, a winter weather advisory has been issued for elevations above 6,500 feet south of Highway 50.
Some rain and snow is forecast for the Sierra and Sacramento area this weekend. The National Weather Service says a quick moving storm will come through Friday and last into Saturday.
Just a little bit of rain and snow is all we got from the recent weather system through the Central Valley and Northern California.
As the California drought wears on, it might seem like more creative solutions are in order. But it might not yet be time for drastic measures.
The higher temperatures will be sticking around for another day-- even approaching record territory in Sacramento Monday.
A storm system that's headed to Sacramento and the Sierra Friday and Saturday could bring with it thunderstorms and even hail.
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor points to California's dwindling snowpack in its latest report.
The warm, wet storm forecast for Northern California may not add significant snow to the Sierra Nevada snowpack due to above normal temperatures.
You may have noticed more mosquitoes around. Sacramento area pest control officials say the warm dry winter has lured the mosquitoes out of hibernation.
For the first time in recorded weather history, Sacramento received no measurable rain in January.
Record dry January expected in many Northern and Central California cities as drought drops reservoir levels.
The United States Department of Agriculture says January is shaping up to be another dry month in the Lake Tahoe area and that signals an unprecedented fourth year of drought.
You'll want to use extra caution on the roadways, as it's another foggy morning in the region.
Thick fog is blanketing the Sacramento area.
Forecasters issued a dense fog advisory Tuesday morning.
Forecasters say overnight temperatures in the Sacramento region will be a little warmer this week. That's good news for farmers and ranchers with livestock.
(AP) -- Wind and freeze warnings and watches are blanketing the Sierra Nevada and much of the rest of Northern California Wednesday.
SMUD reported several large power outages earlier this afternoon but quickly restored power to more than 10,000 customers. Currently they are working to restore power to 1,253 customers.
Cold air from Canada is expected to bring wind and a little snow to the Sierra just in time for New Year's Eve.
California remains deep in a drought, but a steady string of wet weather is making it look and feel replenished.
California is getting more rain Monday morning, but the two storms moving through the region aren't packing the wallop delivered by last week's major storm.
The storm has caused water levels to rise in the state’s reservoirs. But the rain won’t do a lot to improve the state’s water supply.
From the coast to the valleys and Sierra Nevada, Northern California is forecast to be walloped by a storm with near hurricane-force winds, rain and snow. The storm is forecast to be the biggest storm to hit the region since 2008.
Get ready for the biggest storm in years to pelt the Sacramento region. Forecasters are predicting light showers by Wednesday night.
A storm moving into California Wednesday night may be the heaviest in years, according to the National Weather Service, this could mean power outages, but PG&E is taking steps to avert them.
Are you ready for the winter weather conditions forecasted for the upcoming week? Sacramento County released this checklist of ways to get ready for the storm and minimize damage to your property.
Local and state agencies are getting ready for the major winter storm that's expected to arrive tomorrow night, pelting the Sacramento region with several inches of rain and high wind gusts.
Downpours brought about 1.5 inches of rain to the Sacramento area and several inches of snow in the higher mountain elevations. Light rain is forecast for Thursday.
It's a wet Wednesday in much of Northern California.
(AP) - Some drought-stricken Northern California ski resorts that stocked up on snow-makers are enjoying the real thing.
Wet weather is returning again to the Sacramento area starting tonight.
The National Weather Service is offering a more positive forecast for the likelihood of a wet December in California.
Snow and light showers are expected to return to the region.
It's was a wet commute for Sacramento-area motorists Thursday morning. But forecasters say it's expected to be dry this weekend.
The hot weather will be in the Sacramento region for a few more days, but some relief is on the way.
UPDATED: For the past two days in a row, Reno has logged record high temperatures.
Officials issued a red flag warning for the Sierra and Western Nevada.
(AP) -- Winds will sweep through Northern California throughout Tuesday.
Triple-digit temperatures are on the horizon for the Sacramento Valley.
A combination of low humidity, high temperatures, and high winds has caused the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning from Modesto to Redding.
It's expected to be unseasonably hot in the Sacramento region Thursday.
Riders in the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race are concerned about high temperatures forecast along this week's route.
The storm that moved through Northern California over the past 24 hours brought a small amount of rain to the drought-ravaged region.
The Sacramento Valley will be warming up this week with the hottest days expected on Wednesday and Thursday.
What's likely to be the last cold storm of the season is moving through the Sierra and the Valley and forecasters say travelers should be prepared.
You can expect cooler, wet weather over the next day or so in parched Northern California.
Rain and snow may not have pushed California out of its drought, but the late season precipitation will mean a little more water for State Water Project users. There is also relief for some federal Central Valley Project users.
A search and rescue team from Sacramento has been working at the site of a deadly mud slide in Washington state for more than a week. Capital Public Radio talked with one of the members of the crew.
(AP) -- Several tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California Wednesday, including one twister near Sacramento that damaged a dozen homes and left a path of debris about 300 yards long.
Update: The National Weather Service reported severe weather and tornado warnings in the region Wednesday evening. Hazards included hail, lightning, and strong winds, and at least one funnel cloud sighting. The tornado warning has been cancelled.
Forecasters are predicting that the rain falling in drought-stricken Northern California may be the beginning of the longest stretch of wet weather yet this year.
Get ready for some wet weather -- and maybe even a few thunderstorms -- over the next couple of days in drought- ridden Northern California.
Forecasters have issued a wind advisory for Sacramento through Monday evening.
(AP) -- Wind advisories have been issued for the Sacramento and Lake Tahoe regions Tuesday.
(AP) -- Motorists woke up to slick roadways as rain fell over the Sacramento region early Monday.
Dry and warm conditions continue through Saturday with temperatures in the 70s, followed by light rain on Sunday and Monday.
Forecasters are predicting a chance of showers and possible thunderstorms in Sacramento Thursday afternoon and early evening.
A new, warmer storm is expected to arrive in much of Northern California Wednesday.
The Lake Tahoe area has just recorded its wettest February in 14 years, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. But winter precipitation is still just above half of normal.
People who suffer from allergy in California may already be feeling symptoms this year. And the drought conditions may bring further aggravation.
Northern Californians are waking up to more rain and snow this morning. It’s the second of two storms to hit the region this week.
(AP) -- Overnight, much-needed rain fell on many parts of California from the first of two storms hitting the parched state. More wet weather is expected by early Friday.
The first of two storms is making its way through parts of Northern California Wednesday.
The weekend storm brought between two and four inches of rain to the valley and four-plus feet of snow to parts of the Sierra.
Rain is falling in the valley and a couple of feet of snow are expected in the Sierra over the next several days, but meteorologists say we're a long way from coming out of the drought.
Lake Tahoe policy makers will be playing a prominent role in a national weather conference that begins today in South Lake Tahoe.
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