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Fog blankets the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chilly May Weather Gives San Francisco Small Blast Of A Winter That Wasn’t

In San Francisco, the average afternoon temperature so far this May has been colder than it was in January.

05/09/2015

(L-R) A funnel cloud seen over Sebastopol, the same cloud dissipating and showing the circular structure. (Kathy Munch/CBS)

Funnel Cloud Spotted In Sebastopol As May Storm Moves Through Bay Area

A KPIX Weather Watcher spotted a funnel cloud from Sebastopol Thursday morning.

05/07/2015

(L-R) A funnel cloud seen over Sebastopol, the same cloud dissipating and showing the circular structure. (Kathy Munch/CBS)

KPIX 5 Weather Watcher’s Sharp Eye Spots Rare Bay Area Funnel Cloud

Funnel clouds are rare in the San Francisco Bay Area, but very typical with the chaotic types of clouds we have been experiencing.

05/07/2015

Hail in Fremont (sent by KPIX 5 viewer Cathy)

8 Weather Images That Drought-Stricken California Never Expected To See On May 7th

Many of us had given up on seeing another drop of rain or flake of snow fall on Northern California this season, but as forecasts predicted, rain is sprinkling parts of the Bay Area Thursday and the Tahoe area is getting a much-needed snow sighting.

05/07/2015

Rain and thunder are possible inland Thursday. (CBS)

May Storm May Bring Inches Of Needed Snow To Sierra

Well, if computer modules are correct, we will see light showers beginning in the East Bay Thursday afternoon with the possibility of isolated thunderstorms.

05/06/2015

Lightning strikes during a California thunderstorm (David McNew/Getty Images)

Thunderstorms May Rumble Over Bay Area As Storm Passes Through

The Bay Area will have a rare chance of hearing thunder as a storm passes through on Thursday.

05/05/2015

(NASA)

Halley’s Comet ‘Eta Aquarids’ Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight, Best Viewing Wednesday Morning Before Dawn

Halley’s Comet may be on the other side of the solar system, but debris from its trail hit Earth every May as the planet passes through its orbit, and the best viewing of the “Eta Aquarid” meteor shower will be just before dawn on Wednesday May 6th, 2015.

05/05/2015

An active region on the sun erupted with a mid-level flare, an M8.7 class, on Oct. 21, 2014, as seen in the bright light of this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. This image shows extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the hot solar material in the sun's atmosphere. Image Credit: NASA/SDO

Strong Solar X-Ray Radiation Hits Earth, Impacting Some Radio Communication For Entire Hemisphere

As if powerful earthquakes, a small South Pacific tsunami yesterday, and a new undersea volcano off the Pacific coast weren’t enough, today a massive dose of solar radiation was detected hitting earth.

05/05/2015

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Hazardous Beach Conditions Expected Sunday Along Bay Area Coast

A hazards alert went into effect at 8 a.m. Sunday morning for beaches facing south along the coasts of Marin and Santa Cruz counties, according to the National Weather Service.

05/03/2015