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Southern California Heat Wave Sets Record Highs

Several Southern California cities broke decades-old heat records, with temperatures in the 80s.


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Sacramento Region Braces For First Widespread Frost Of The Winter

The National Weather Service said a freeze watch will be in effect Friday night through Saturday morning in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley because temperatures are forecast to range between 28 degrees and 32 degrees for four to six hours.



New Storm Drops Rain Across Already Soggy California

The first storm in a one-two punch of much-needed moisture arrived Tuesday in Southern California, bringing light rain after unleashing downpours in the northern part of the state.


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.(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

New Storm Bringing More Rain To California

More rain is headed to California, but the two storms approaching the region aren’t packing the wallop delivered by a major storm last week.


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California Cleaning Up As Storm Heads Southwest

Californians are cleaning up Saturday from a major storm that soaked the drought-stricken state before moving east to drop rain on Arizona.



Caltrans Fleet Ready To Move Tons Of Snow From Looming Storm

Caltrans trucks are ready to roll in the Sierra as the threat of a storm sparks the first blizzard warnings in the region since January 2008.



Powerful Storm Has Residents Filling Sandbags To Hold Back Possible Floodwater

Gina Kern left the North Highlands sandbagging site with her truck bed filled to capacity thanks to some help from 9-year-old Gibson and 8-year-old Madison.


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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.


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Threat Of Strongest Storm Since 2008 Prompts Dead Tree Culling In Davis

The city of Davis spent Monday taking down dead trees, preparing for wind gusts up to 60 mph from the storm that’s expected to hit in the late half of the week.



Caltrans Preps For What Could Be Worst Storm In Years

Last week, a heavy downpour that only lasted a couple of hours flooded part of a freeway. And now, Sacramento is due for another round of rain that’s supposed to be even more intense.


Wednesday's rainstorm caused flooding in many areas, like here in Woodland.

California Continues To Get Drenched With Rain

A second day of much-needed rain fell across drought-stricken California on Wednesday, but the storm had so far produced few of the problems such as flooding and mudslides that had threatened areas left barren by wildfires.



Sacramento Prepares For Strong Storm During Heaviest Leaf Drop Of Year

After getting 0.58 inches of rain over the weekend in the Sacramento area, the valley and foothills are going to face a soaker with some of the strongest rain in some areas since 2012.