Drought

(CBS SF)

Make It Rain: Cloud Seeders Coaxing Water To Fall And Relieve California’s Drought

As California’s drought lingers on and reservoirs dry up, small planes are trying to coax the water to come down.

11/25/2014

A light dusting of snow appear at the Big Dipper ski lift at Heavenly. (Heavenly Mountain Resort)

Two Major Tahoe Ski Resorts Open Thanks To Natural And Man-Made Snow

Two major Tahoe ski resorts opened Friday thanks to both natural and man-made snow, with a third resort expected to open before Thanksgiving.

11/21/2014

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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, Puddle, Reflection

Rain Ushers In Rare Stormy Pattern For Bay Area

We could see over an inch of rain in parts of the Bay Area over the next five days in what is forecast to be the first sustained run of wet weather this season.

11/18/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Forces SF Peninsula Coastal Towns To Truck In Water

California’s chronic drought is causing hardships on the coast south of San Francisco for property owners who ordinarily get their water from creeks and wells that have gone dry after four years of scant rainfall.

11/17/2014

Valuable water resources in Antioch.

Drought: Valuable 100-Year-Old Water Rights Could Make Some East Bay Cities Rich

California’s pre-1914 water rights are not regulated. Even in drought years, whoever claimed the water first, gets it.

11/14/2014

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Meteorologists Say Adios To Wet, El Niño Winter For Drought-Plagued California

Long-term weather forecasters seem more doubtful about a wet, El Niño winter bringing drought relief to California.

11/14/2014

Tomatoes at the Harvest Festival. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

California’s Tomato Harvest Defies Withering Drought Conditions; Breaks Records

California farmers produced a record tomato crop this year, even in the face of a withering drought.

11/12/2014

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

Fire hydrant on Marsh Creek Road.

Drought Turns East Bay City Into Wild, Wild West With Thieves Stealing Precious Water

Clayton is a city remains true to its western roots. In this town, water has become as precious as gold, and thieves are resorting to stealing it.

11/08/2014

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