Latest SF Bay Area Weather
The latest long-term forecast shows a dwindling chance of an El Niño weather system developing for the Pacific, which means that hopes for California getting out of this drought are drying up too.
The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore in the overnight hours Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened.
A few of our stellar neighbors are hard to miss. Vega, which passes high overhead on August evenings, is just 25 light-years away. And Sirius, the brightest star in all the night sky, is nine light-years away.
In a time when astronomers are studying galaxies that are billions of light-years away, you might think that we know everything there is to know about our own cosmic neighborhood.
The monsoonal flow has stuck around the Bay Area longer than expected, bringing more wet weather than is normally seen at this time of year.
The Bay Area could see some more wet weather late Monday and Tuesday as a monsoonal flow returns to the region.
Watch the sky for the next Supermoon as it shines this Sunday…
The Internet myth is just that, a myth–it won’t take 823 years for another August with five weekends–five Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the same month–but it is still cool, and worth mentioning even if it doesn’t have a cool name like “money bags” or “silver pockets full.”
The center of the Milky Way is already crowded with stars. But in a few million years, tens of thousands more could flare to life in a region known as the Brick. It’s a vast cloud of cold, dark gas and dust that’s shaped like a brick.