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A tiny snowman made with the first snowfall of the season. (Heavenly Ski Resort)

Mount Diablo Could Get Snow As Hail, Thunder, Spring Snowstorm Hit Tonight

An unseasonably cold spring snowstorm will cause temperatures to plunge and drop snow clear down to 3,500-4,000 feet in some locations as it moves in tonight.

04/06/2015

Photo by Howard Edin, Oklahoma City Astronomy Club

Fireball Streaks Over Bay Area, Beginning Annual ‘Fireball Season’ Of Meteors

Spring is “fireball” season when a 30 percent increase in meteors is observed around earth, and Monday night’s reports of a fireball over the Bay Area are exactly what NASA and astronomers hope to track.

03/31/2015

Contrails over the East Bay (David Grant)

Should I Be Concerned About Those Trails Planes Leave In The Sky?

We are residents of the East Bay and often see planes leaving white patterns which are either harmless contrails or chemtrails intended to somehow impact the environment, perhaps for weather or agricultural purposes.

03/31/2015

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40 MPH Wind Gusts Possible For Bay Area As Cold Front Approaches

So hold onto your hat and/or use an extra pump of hairspray. It’s going to be a windy Tuesday.

03/30/2015

A woman reads a book (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

2015 Off To Driest Start In San Francisco History

The first three months of 2015 were the driest three months to begin any year in the history of San Francsico, according to statistics from Golden Gate Weather Services.

03/30/2015

Spring Flowers

Is The Drought Leading To Fewer California Wildflowers?

The San Francisco Bay Area has been the recipient of more beautiful flowers of many varieties in the past two years. Throughout February and March, flower lovers have witnessed an array of potpourri bursting on hillsides and in vineyards.

03/30/2015

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Pop Quiz: Can You Still Name The Five Causes Of Climate?

Ms. Gonzales. I am an elementary student studying Weather and I am stumped. Can you please help me figure out and understand the 5 Causes of Climate?

03/26/2015

Photo Credit PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

Will A Spine Adjustment Really Cure Your Allergies? Maybe

Well, that got my attention! So I scheduled an appointment with the good doctor and this is what I learned.

03/24/2015

NASA artist's impression of what waves on Titan might look like (Image from NASA video)

6 Extraterrestrial Surf Spots To Try To Catch An Alien Wave

With all the discoveries about extraterrestrial water this month, the question arose — where is the BEST place to catch alien waves, assuming you had a “wet suit” to protect you from extreme heat and cold (and give you oxygen), that you could survive a 1-2 year space journey to get there, and had a pretty good sponsor to pony up $10 billion or so. There technically is only one place where the surf truly is up…

03/23/2015