Bay Area

Surfing on Lake Tahoe, December 11th, 2014

Storm Surfers In Lake Tahoe Are Making The Most Of Crazy Winds

In case you’re not familiar with surfing, let us tell you: this is not a thing that happens in Lake Tahoe.

12/11/2014

Flooding from the storm in downtown Healdsburg (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Healdsburg Merchants Inspect Flood Damage Downtown

The small, farm town of Healdsburg felt the impact of the storm early Thursday morning as the downtown area was flooded during the storm.

12/11/2014

Man with umbrella in San Francisco. (CBS)

When Will The Wind Blow The Hardest During Thursday’s Pacific Storm

Thursday’s powerful Pacific storm will bring powerful wind gusts throughout the day, with the strongest gusts topping 50 miles per hour.

12/10/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

A look at the FutureCast for 10am Thursday. (CBS)

Bay Area Storm Could Generate 10-Inches Of Rain, Wind Gusts Up To 50 MPH

A Pacific storm heading toward the Bay Area could generate ten inches of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, and treacherous conditions in the Sierra Nevada.

12/10/2014

High Winds And Large Waves Hit The North West Coast Of The UK And Northern Ireland  December 10th, 2014 (Photo:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

It Could Be Worse: ‘Storm Of The Century,’ ‘Weather Bomb’ Hitting Britain

While the Bay Area braces for what is forecast to be the biggest storm in 6 years, if not 16 years, any hyperbole is nothing compared to what the UK is facing in a storm called the “Storm of the Century,” and a “Weather Bomb” packing 40-50 foot waves (that’s over 15 meters for Anglophiles), and 70-80 mile per hour winds.

12/10/2014

(Photo by Jason Oxenham/Getty Images)

Warmer Ocean Temperatures Could Strengthen Bay Area Storm Before It Arrives

While a major storm won’t arrive for another day, officials with the National Weather Service said warmer ocean temperatures could make the storm stronger before it arrives.

12/09/2014

PD FutureCast 72Hr Zoom 10am

When Will The Storm Hit? Massive Thursday Storm Hour-By-Hour Forecast

Thursday’s massive storm could be the biggest since 2008, possibly the biggest since 1998 with wind gusts over 100 miles per hour screaming over the top of the Sierra, and rainfall amounts forecast above 8 inches for coastal mountains. The key is WHEN it all hits, and that’s where the KPIX FutureCast forecast comes in.

12/09/2014

Rain, umbrellas, weather, storm

Storm Watches, Advisories Out Early As ‘Close To Sure Thing’ Storm Zeroes In On Bay Area

The National weather service has issued 15 warnings for the Bay Area, more than a day ahead of a powerful storefront expected to dump heavy rain on the region.

12/09/2014

power outage, PG&E, power pole, electricity

Upcoming Storm Has PG&E Preparing For Outages; Wants Customers To Be Ready Too

The big storm expected to hit the Bay Area this week has PG&E preparing in advance to respond to power outages and is recommending that customers to do the same.

12/09/2014

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