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Napa Hail

Wild Weather: Lightning, Hail Strike Napa, Heavy Rain In North Bay

One month after an earthquake struck the Napa area, the region was pounded by an incredibly rare hailstorm Friday afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning were also reported throughout the North Bay.

09/26/2014

A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

First Dusting Of Snow Hits Sierra; More Snow Expected

The season’s first dusting of snow hit the Sierra Nevada overnight Thursday, with predictions of more snow this weekend.

09/26/2014

Stuffed Pumpkins on Deck Railing

Fall Arrives With Autumnal Equinox, But Sunrise And Sunset Don’t Equal Perfect Half-Days

Fall is officially here, as Monday, September 22nd marks the Autumnal Equinox, even if the Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Lattes aka #PSL began arriving way back in August.

09/22/2014

People look at the destruction after hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Cabo San Lucas, in Mexico's Baja California peninsula, on September 15, 2014. (RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricane Odile Slams Into Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula Near Cabo San Lucas

Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday.

09/15/2014

PLOS One Journal:
The GPS unit with its battery pack is inserted into a cavity bored into the top of the rock. The GPS continuously logs its position after a switch is triggered by the stone moving away from a magnet set in the playa. The surface of the playa is frozen in this image, but the ice had melted or was floating when the trail formed. (Image by Mike Hartmann.
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105948.g004)

Caught On Camera: Mystery Of Death Valley’s ‘Sailing Rocks’ Solved, Mother Nature Is A Fan Of Curling

Using GPS-fitted boulders in the flat, parched desert of Death Valley, and tying in the data to a weather station, researchers with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego have confirmed that rocks weighing hundreds of pounds are pushed along on a thin sheet of ice by light winds, in a sort of natural display of truly Olympic “curling.”

08/29/2014

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