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.
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.
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.
State officials say three years of drought are taking a heavy toll on California’s groundwater supplies.
Heavy rain brought down a tree, smashing a car in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.
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) […]
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.