Drought

Tree Felled in Storm

Bay Area Gets Brief Break Before Next Storm Moves In

Northern California got a break Saturday from a wet and windy storm that downed trees and power lines, ripped through freeway and street signs and led to dozens of flight cancellations at San Francisco’s airport.

02/07/2015

A tree fell into power lines near Alamo during a storm on February 6, 2015. (CBS)

55,000 Lose Power During Bay Area Storm, Thousands Remain In The Dark

Nearly 55,000 Bay Area customers have lost power during Friday’s storm. As of 4 p.m., around 14,800 remained without power in the area.

02/06/2015

Waves crash against a seawall as people make their way along the Embarcadero in San Francisco during stormy weather. (AP Photo)

Team Of Scientists Sailing Into Massive Pacific Storm To Study ‘Atmospheric River’ Effects On California Drought

After 43-days without rain, a strong storm is making a beeline for the Bay Area, and a mission on the Pacific Ocean could unlock a solution to our ongoing drought.

02/03/2015

Pedestrians walk near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

January Ends With Record-Setting Temperatures Across The Bay Area

Those balmy temperatures people were enjoying in cities around the Bay Area Saturday, broke quite a few records.

01/31/2015

Pigeon

Pigeon Die-Off In Bay Area Believed Related To Drought

Something is suddenly killing hundreds of birds in the South Bay and it might be related to the drought.

01/31/2015

California Department of Water Resources Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke on Jan. 29, 2010 near Meyers, California.   (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Sierra Snowpack Far Below Normal After Warm, Dry January

California’s second snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal after a dry, unusually warm January.

01/29/2015

United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory on board at Vandenberg Air Force Base. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Satellite Launch From Vandenberg AFB Saturday Morning, May Be Visible From Bay Area

NASA will attempt to launch a drought and climate research satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Saturday, a launch that could be visible from the Bay Area and beyond.

01/29/2015

Clouds pass over the San Francisco skyline. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Won’t See A Drop Of Rain In January

Tuesday’s storm that brought some showers to Southern California completely bypassed the Bay Area, and there isn’t any rain the forecast prior to kickoff of the Super Bowl this Sunday. That means San Francisco will go without measurable rain in January for the first time ever.

01/28/2015

Mud Cracks

Just How Long Are We Going To Go Without Rain?

As of today, it appears as if January 2015 will end up as the “Driest January” on record since 1850. That’s 165 Years! So far in San Francisco, ZERO measurable rain has been recorded.

01/28/2015

(Paul Duffy/The Petition Site)

Campaign Launches To Stop Massive 1,000-Foot Water Slide From Coming To California, Bay Area Cities

A movement to stop a Utah company’s plan to bring a giant 1,000-foot water slide to 15 major California cities this summer has already collected hundreds of signatures.

01/27/2015

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