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A bolt of lightning hits the South Bay Area. (CBS)

Unstable Air Over Bay Area Leads To Rainy Night, 150 Lightning Strikes

A pool of unstable air is moving over the San Francisco Bay Area tonight, pulling in subtropical moisture and bringing in fast-moving but heavy rain showers.

08/06/2015

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Subtropical Moisture Takes Aim At Bay Area, Bringing Chance For Thunderstorms

A big change in the Tuesday forecast is serving up muggier, but cooler conditions with a chance of thunderstorms.

08/04/2015

Drizzle in El Cerrito Tuesday (CBS)

Drizzle Will End, 80’s Will Return After 3,000 Foot Layer Of Clouds Burns Off Of Bay Area

Tuesday brings one more day of heavy clouds and some widespread morning and evening drizzle for the Bay Area, extending the respite for allergy sufferers who had been sneezing through much of our early spring.

05/26/2015

Photographer Brian Kiley sets up his camera under altocumulus clouds. (CBS)

‘Warning Clouds’ Above Bay Area Signal Coming Of Wet Weather

They can be considered Pilots, signaling “bumpy” weather ahead! Some of the altocumulus clouds can develop into towering thunderstorms.

05/13/2015

Dense fog at the Golden Gate Bridge. (CBS)

When Will Bay Area Temperatures Climb Back Into The 80s?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: Inquiring minds want to know: what is with this weather? Where is the sun? How could it be so […]

05/11/2015

Mt. Diablo Fog (Jeff Jeandheur)

Why Is Mount Diablo Wearing A Cap Today?

It appears as if this picture is a really cool example of Radiation (or Tule) fog, which formed in the Valley after recent rains.

12/18/2014

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Another Round Of Rainy Weather Enters Bay Area Forecast On Heels Of Powerful Storm

Another round of rainy weather is heading toward the Bay Area just days after a powerful storm delivered a wallop of flooding and power outages throughout the region this week.

12/14/2014

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Cal Study Predicts 50 Percent Jump In Lightning Strikes Due To Global Warming

A team of U.C. Berkeley climate researchers say models of future cloud behavior suggest a big jump in United States lightning strikes this century.

11/13/2014

A traveler checks the departures board at San Francisco International Airport for delays. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Low Clouds, Drizzle Cause Flight Delays At SFO

Low clouds and drizzle Tuesday morning caused flights to be delayed by up to an hour at San Francisco International Airport, a duty manager said.

06/25/2013