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Every single long-range computer forecast model used by meteorologists predicts a strong, or very strong El Nino for the entire globe this coming winter, the first time that’s happened since 1997. (CBS)

Every Long-Range Computer Model Forecast Predicting Strong, Or Very Strong El Nino This Winter

Every single long-range computer forecast model used by meteorologists predicts a strong, or very strong El Nino for the entire globe this coming winter, the first time that’s happened since 1997.

06/15/2015

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Chance Of Torrential El Nino Rains Increases, Drought Relief Possible But Not Guaranteed, Yet

The National Weather Service confirms a strong El Nino is increasingly likely, and some sort of El Nino is nearly guaranteed, while a very strong El Nino historically has clobbered San Francisco with 43 inches of rain.

06/11/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Bay Area Unprepared For ‘Superstorm’ Floods Says Business Group

A new Bay Area Council report finds a so-called 150-year “superstorm” could cause billions of dollars in damage, arguing the region is unprepared.

04/20/2015

A Walnut Creek man's backyard was turned into a mud pit by a burst EBMUD water pipe. (CBS)

Burst 87-Inch Aqueduct Sends 500,000 Gallons Of Water Into Walnut Creek Backyard

A leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.

02/22/2015

Swollen Russian River

20.5-Foot Rise In River Levels As 10 Inches Of Rain Set To Hit Bay Area Mountains

The massive storm bearing down on the Bay Area will dump up to 10 inches of rain on the highest local mountains, triggering a rise in the Russian River of a whopping 20 feet, 6 inches by 3 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service river forecasts.

02/04/2015

Flooding from the December 2014 storms in downtown Healdsburg (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Coming Storm Prompts Flash Flood Watch For 3 Bay Area Counties; Up To 10 Inches Rain, 100 MPH Wind Gusts In Sierra

The Bay Area is about to be clobbered again as a storm packing wind gusts above 50 miles per hour in the higher areas, torrential rain approaching 10 inches on mountain peaks, and flash flood watches already in effect for three counties bears down on Northern California.

02/04/2015

Flooding in Redwood City

San Mateo County Declares State of Emergency Due To Storm Damage

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted to declare a state of emergency Friday after recent rain and windstorms caused an estimated $3.4 million in damage.

12/19/2014

Traffic Alert Sign

Flooding Temporarily Closes Highway 92 In Half Moon Bay

A portion of state Highway 92 in Half Moon Bay that had been closed due to flooding reopened Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/16/2014

Flooding in Capitola, CA December 11th, 2014

New Storm Prompts Flood Advisories For Marin, Napa, Sonoma Counties

The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Marin, Napa and Sonoma counties through 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening.

12/16/2014

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Heavy Rains Monday Cause Flooded Roadways, Traffic Backups, Power Outages

It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.

12/15/2014

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