California Drought

A car drives through a flooded street in San Jose on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

California Still Needs 11 Trillion Gallons Of Rain To End Drought As Water Officials Continue Call For Conservation

New numbers show the percentage of the state in the exceptional drought category has dropped from just over 55 percent last week to 32 percent.

13 hours ago

San Jose Hotel Parking Lot

Wettest Start To December In Bay Area History: 736% Of Normal Rainfall In San Jose, 424% In San Francisco

If you’re thinking, “It’s never rained like this in December before”, you are absolutely right. As of Wednesday night, this is the wettest start to a December in Bay Area history, with weather records dating back to before the Civil War.

12/17/2014

A cyclist rides along a partially flooded bike path on December 3, 2014 in Mill Valley, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with its first major storm of the year that is bringing heavy rain, lightning and hail to the region. The heavy overnight rain has caused flooding which has blocked several roadways and caused severe traffic backups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Over 99-Percent Of California Still In Bad Drought Despite Back-To-Back Storms

Heavy downpours took a parting shot Thursday at California, triggering flash floods that temporarily stranded more than three dozen people in their cars in inland Riverside County.

12/04/2014

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3 Years Of Drought Taking Heavy Toll On California’s Groundwater Supply

State officials say three years of drought are taking a heavy toll on California’s groundwater supplies.

12/02/2014

A downed tree between Scott St. and Divisadero St. on Waller St. in San Francisco (CBS SF)

Tree Smashes Car In San Francisco During Storm

Heavy rain brought down a tree, smashing a car in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon.

12/02/2014

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Next Bay Area Storm Packs Plenty Of Rain, 3-4 Inches Possible In Wettest Locations

Most of the Bay Area has already received an inch of much-needed rainfall over the past three days. We will likely double our rain totals, as the strongest storm we will see this week moves closer to Northern California.

12/01/2014

Lafayette Reservoir. (CBS)

EBMUD Looks At Buying Water, Customers Could Face 14 Percent Surcharge

Despite a wet weekend, the East Bay Municipal Utility District said they still need more water. The district is looking at buying billions of gallons from the government, but customers would pay a steep price.

12/01/2014

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Bay Area With Heavy Rain In Forecast

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.

11/30/2014

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Above-Average Rainfall Forecast For Bay Area Winter

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For the first time in a long time, above-average rainfall is predicted for all of California. On the heels of the wettest day in San Francisco (0.55” as of 7pm) […]

11/20/2014

Rain forecast for the period between November 12, 2014 and November 19, 2014 (NOAA)

Bay Area May Get Up To 2.5 Inches Of Rain This Week

As the Bay Area seeks much needed rain during this record drought, the region could see its first major soaker in months sometime next week.

11/11/2014

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