Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people.
Over 400 lightning strikes were reported between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. overnight, according to the National Weather Service.
Steven was driving home for lunch on Monday in Nevada City when he heard a buzzing noise—that buzz, oftentimes near a car antenna, means a lightning strike is about to happen.
A Red Flag Warning has been extended for the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, including Marysville, Yuba City and Oroville, and stretches to the Clearlake area. The warning will stay in effect until noon […]
Lightning hit a home in north Sacramento and brought a large tree crashing down into the family’s yard.
Lightning could be to blame for a huge hole in the roof of a Sacramento County home.
Some unexpected lightning storms rattled the Sacramento-area early Thursday.
Fire officials were bracing for the possibility of lightning-sparked fires across a wide area of Northern California as a number of thunderstorms move into the region.
An overnight lightning storm not only lit up the night sky over much of the valley, it sparked at least one fire and knocked out power to a few customers.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay area as some wild weather rolls through the area.
Numerous lightning strikes have already sparked fires across Northern California and even forced several high school sports games to delay or cancel play.
CalFire issued an alert Wednesday about increased fire danger over the next several days throughout northeastern California.