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A woman walks amid a channel of running water flowing down Rainbow Drive in Glendora, California, on December 2, 2014, amid a steady and sometimes heavy rainfall soaking southern California, where despite some minor flooding and slick roads, major mudslides or debris flows that had officials and residents on high alert in recent burn areas like Glendora have been avoided.  AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

July Rainfall Breaks Records From SoCal To Monterey County, But Won’t Bust California’s Drought

Despite California’s lingering drought, parts of Southern California all the way north to Monterey county received more than an inch of rain this past weekend, which is more than ten times what is normal for the entire month.

07/20/2015

Boats on the Sausalito waterfront. (CBS)

Sausalito May Be A Tourist Hotspot, But It’s Also A Hidden Gem For Locals

In my weekly search to highlight either great local music, or an undiscovered Bay Area city (or perhaps both) I found myself jumping in my car with “top down” heading North out of San Francisco. I checked out the newly remolded Doyle Drive, it’s “S” curve, the spanking new tunnel and the new approach to the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge. Nice!

07/20/2015

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Bay Area Weather To Be Muggy, Hot With Chance For Thunderstorms

It’s going to a very mild start to Monday and pan out to be unseasonably warm to downright hot.

07/20/2015

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Humid Hurricane Dolores Air Brings Record-Breaking Temperatures, Thunderstorms To Bay Area

Three Bay Area cities saw record high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

07/19/2015

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Lightning Strikes Force Emergency Landing At LAX, Closure Of SoCal Beaches

Lightning strikes have wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing an airliner carrying 159 passengers to make an emergency landing at LAX, as well as the closure of about 70 miles of beaches.

07/18/2015

Animated satellite image of  Hurricane Dolores (NOAA)

Isn’t A Hurricane In The Pacific Called A Typhoon?

A hurricane, typhoon and cyclone are all the same weather phenomenon, they just have different names depending on their location across the world. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. When the same type of storm is in the Northwest Pacific it is called a “typhoon”. A “cyclone” is located in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.

07/17/2015

Hurricane Dolores could bring rain to Northern California (CBS SF)

Chance Of Bay Area Rain This Weekend From Hurricane Dolores

High pressure continues to build into the Bay Area as the air mass begins to warm up.

07/15/2015

A lightning-sparked blaze broke out in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest about halfway between Eureka and Redding. (CBS)

Wildfires, El Nino, Heavy Rain, A Recipe For Destructive Mudslides, Floods In California

Scientists say Californians may be in for one of the wettest winters in years due to a powerful El Nino event, but areas scorched by wildfires will be especially vulnerable to mudslides and flooding.

07/11/2015

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17 Strange Weather Facts For An Odd Bay Area Summer Day

Well, since it’s Friday, let’s look at some fun (and totally useless) fun weather facts!

07/10/2015