El Niño Storms Arrive In CaliforniaAfter all the talk, El Niño storms have finally lined up over the Pacific and started soaking drought-parched California with rain expected to last for most of the next two weeks, forecasters said Monday.
Southern California Expected To Set More Rainfall Records SundayA 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 DroughtIt'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.
Rain Could Spell Trouble For Calif. Water ConservationAfter 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.
Ahead Of Strong Storm, Folsom Lake Levels Higher Than Last YearHydrologists 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.
Storm Brings Short-Term Flooding But No Long-Term Drought ReliefRain 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.
100-Degree Temperatures And Mountain Storms In Sunday's ForecastHot temperatures will hit the valley this weekend with Sacramento reaching 100 degrees Saturday and Sunday.
Hundreds Of Rocklin Residents Without Power For Hours After StormMore than 200 Rocklin residents were without power for two days after the last of a series of storms hit.
Storm's Approach Brings Up Scary Memories Of Past FloodsThe rain hitting the region this week has some thinking about the last big floods in the area.