Late-Winter Storms Slow California's Dive Back Into DroughtA stormy close to California's rainy season has slowed the state's plunge back into drought, bringing the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack to just over half of average, water officials said Monday.
Tropical Storm System Ready To Wallop Bay AreaA wet weather system spinning to life in the warm, humid air around the Hawaii Islands was taking aim at the Bay Area Monday, threatening to bring several inches of rain later this week.
'Miracle March' Ending With Record High TemperaturesThe 'Miracle March' which dumped several feet of snow in the Sierra was drawing to an end Friday, basking the Bay Area with record warm temperatures.
Stormy Week On Tap For Bay AreaThe storm door has swung wide open for the Bay Area in March with the first of a pair of winter fronts set to arrive late Monday, triggering six days of stormy weather.
Southern California Water Use Soars Amid New Drought Fears Overall water use is climbing in Southern California as that part of the state plunges back into drought, forcing state and regional water managers to consider reinstating some bans and conservation programs.
Drought Deepens Dramatically In Southern CaliforniaCalifornia is rapidly plunging back into drought, with severe conditions now existing in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties — home to one-fourth of the state's population, a national drought monitor said Thursday.
Half of California's Vegetation at 'High Risk' from Warming Climate, UC Scientist SaysA new study led by a UC Davis scientist finds that, at current rates of carbon emissions, more than half of California's natural vegetation is at risk by the end of the century.
Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack Off To Disappointing StartWhile it's too early to sound the alarm, state water officials said Wednesday the first Sierra snow survey came up relatively empty.
Record Dry Raises Fears Of Drought's Return To CaliforniaWater managers say it's too early for fears that California is sliding back into drought as abruptly as the state fell out of it.
Central Valley Farmers Fight Fears of Drought as Long Dry Spell Stretches Into New YearStockton usually gets about 3 1/3 inches of rain in December. Last month, the area only saw 0.05 of an inch.
California Salmon Get Lost Swimming Upstream To Spawn Due To Drought-Warm WaterDisoriented salmon in California are having a hard time finding their way back upstream after catching a lift earlier.
Loss Of Water In Drought Caused Sierra Nevada To Grow An InchA new NASA study says loss of water from rocks during drought caused California's Sierra Nevada to rise nearly an inch in height.