Woman walks through the rain (File Photo)

Southern California Expected To Set More Rainfall Records Sunday

A second day of showers and thunderstorms in southern and central California was expected to bring heavy rain and set more rainfall records in what is usually a dry month.



Flying Into A Storm To Figure Out The Drought

It’s the calm before the storm. But as we prepare for more of pounding rain, scientists are revving up their engines at Sacramento’s McClellan Park to fly directly into the thick of it.


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Rain Could Spell Trouble For Calif. Water Conservation

After California’s driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state’s first heavy downpours in years.


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Ahead Of Strong Storm, Folsom Lake Levels Higher Than Last Year

Hydrologists are eagerly awaiting this Thursday’s storm to see how much water runoff can be saved during the drought, and some are already making plans for that water.



Saturated Slopes Worry California Cities

Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously high rates.


The rain-swollen San Gabriel River brushes against a bridge in Los Angeles County. (Getty Images)

Storm Brings Short-Term Flooding But No Long-Term Drought Relief

Rain from Southern California storm not enough to ease the state’s drought.



Nevada City Man’s Car Struck By Lightning

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.


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100-Degree Temperatures And Mountain Storms In Sunday’s Forecast

Hot temperatures will hit the valley this weekend with Sacramento reaching 100 degrees Saturday and Sunday.


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Hundreds Of Rocklin Residents Without Power For Hours After Storm

More than 200 Rocklin residents were without power for two days after the last of a series of storms hit.


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Storm’s Approach Brings Up Scary Memories Of Past Floods

The rain hitting the region this week has some thinking about the last big floods in the area.


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Power Outages and Storms

When storms hit, there is a chance your power could go out. Here are some tips to help you prepare for a possible power outage, staying safe during an outage and getting your power restored.


Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

Local Crews Helping With Hurricane Sandy Coverage

Hurricane Sandy is pounded the East Coast, thousands of miles away, but the storm’s impact is impacting local residents.