Cold snap

Citrus crops frozen during a cold weather snap. (CBS)

Frost And Freezing Temperatures Descend On Bay Area New Year’s Eve

Temperatures were expected to drop below freezing in some parts of the Bay Area Wednesday night.

12/31/2014

Extra beds have been put out at Shelter, Inc. for families who need them, during the cold snap.

E. Bay Homeless Shelters Scramble To Provide Extra Beds For Families During Cold Snap

The cold snap has East Bay homeless shelters bracing for a busy night. A warm bed can mean the difference between life and death in sub-freezing temperatures.

12/29/2014

citrus crop freeze, cold temperatures, oranges

Week Of Freezing Temperatures Cost California Citrus Industry $441M

A citrus industry group estimates a week of freezing temperatures in early December cost California’s $2 billion citrus industry about $441 million.

02/03/2014

A photo illustration of rings on a gas hob on October 17, 2013 in London, England. British Gas, who supply energy to almost eight million households in the UK, have announced price increases of at least 8.4% which will come into effect on November 23, 2013. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Last Month’s Cold Snap Equals Big Gas Bill For PG&E Customers

Many PG&E customers are experiencing sticker shock this month as they open their latest gas bill that reflects last month’s record-setting cold snap.

01/14/2014

December 2013 Global Temperatures (Credit: nsstc.uah.edu)

Global Warming Climate Data Shows Polar Vortex, Pacific Heat In 4th Warmest Year On Record

New climate data tracks the depth of the Polar Vortex that plunged the eastern and central U.S. into bitter cold, and the balmy Bay Area conditions.

01/13/2014

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Red Cross Seeks Bay Area Blood Donors As East Coast Cold Curbs Donations

Red Cross officials report that severe weather across much of the country is expected to create a blood shortage.

01/07/2014

Icicles created by drip irrigation are illuminated by a cars headlights as they hang from an orange tree January 17, 2007 in Orange Cove, California. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency as an estimated 70% of California's citrus crops have been damaged by a severe cold snap that is bringing below freezing tempuratures to California's central valley. The cold is expected to continue through January 21. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Citrus Growers X-Raying Fruit To Assess Freeze Damage To Crop

The recent stretch of cold weather days in Northern California could have long-term effects on state’s citrus industry and growers are using a high-tech way of assessing the damage.

12/12/2013

A sign shows flight status updates.  (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Winter Weather Across Country Cancels More Bay Area Flights

Seven flights into and out of San Francisco International Airport have been canceled on Tuesday morning due to icy weather in other parts of the country.

12/10/2013

Homeless encampment near Mineta San Jose International Airport. (CBS)

4 South Bay Homeless Men Killed In Cold Snap Identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office on Monday released the identities of four homeless men who died over a week’s time due to cold weather exposure in San Jose and Saratoga.

12/09/2013

Homeless encampment near Mineta San Jose International Airport. (CBS)

4 Homeless People Die From Exposure To Cold In South Bay Encampments

Four homeless people have died in Santa Clara County due to exposure to cold weather conditions, the county medical examiner’s office announced Friday.

12/06/2013

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