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.
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.
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 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.
Rain from Southern California storm not enough to ease the state’s drought.
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.
Hot temperatures will hit the valley this weekend with Sacramento reaching 100 degrees Saturday and Sunday.
More than 200 Rocklin residents were without power for two days after the last of a series of storms hit.
The rain hitting the region this week has some thinking about the last big floods in the area.
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 is pounded the East Coast, thousands of miles away, but the storm’s impact is impacting local residents.
Chris Rivest’s father sent him from San Francisco to the family vacation cabin near the Sierra Nevada crest with a seemingly simple chore — clear it and the driveway of snow.