A flare due to depressurizing equipment at the Chevron refinery in Richmond lit up the sky Thursday evening, causing a stir on social media.
New $113M Peninsula Groundwater Project To Help Millions Of Bay Area Residents During Drought, Major Earthquake
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission reached an agreement Tuesday night with two San Mateo County cities and a San Jose-based water company that is expected to benefit 2.6 million Bay Area residents, SFPUC officials announced Wednesday.
Wettest Start To December In Bay Area History: 736% Of Normal Rainfall In San Jose, 424% In San Francisco
If you’re thinking, “It’s never rained like this in December before”, you are absolutely right. As of Wednesday night, this is the wettest start to a December in Bay Area history, with weather records dating back to before the Civil War.
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Thursday’s major storm that pounded the Bay Area will go down in the record books as one of the wettest days in the region in more than a decade.
It’s being called #HellaStorm in typical NorCal lingo, and #Stormageddon, albeit sarcastically, but the storm mentioned as the potential “Storm of the Decade” delivered Thursday, flooding homes and businesses, plunging over 100,000 into darkness, delivering waves of nearly 30 feet to Mavericks, winds above 135 miles per hour in the Sierra, and rainfall of several inches. At the peak, 6.6 million Bay Area residents were under an emergency flash flood warning, and the Russian River is still forecast to rise 32 feet by Friday.
While the Bay Area braces for what is forecast to be the biggest storm in 6 years, if not 16 years, any hyperbole is nothing compared to what the UK is facing in a storm called the “Storm of the Century,” and a “Weather Bomb” packing 40-50 foot waves (that’s over 15 meters for Anglophiles), and 70-80 mile per hour winds.
While a major storm won’t arrive for another day, officials with the National Weather Service said warmer ocean temperatures could make the storm stronger before it arrives.
The National weather service has issued 15 warnings for the Bay Area, more than a day ahead of a powerful storefront expected to dump heavy rain on the region.
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