Freeze

A helicopter circulates air above a Central Valley citrus orchard. (Roberta Gonzales)

Innovative Farmer Brings In Truck-Mounted Helicopter To Protect Central Valley Crops From Frost

Sure, temperatures here in the Bay Area will hit near and record warmth today and Wednesday, but until the “Cold Snap” snapped Sunday morning, I caught this interesting and intriguing sight in the Central Valley.

01/06/2015

BH FutureCast 24Hr Wind Gusts 3

When Will The Strongest Wind Gusts Hit My Home? Hour-By-Hour Wind Storm Forecast

The 60 mile per hour wind gusts due to slam the Bay Area overnight Tuesday could topple more trees, down power lines, and again plunge tens of thousands of people into darkness as wind shrieks through the trees around them.  And behind that comes a blast of Arctic air, plunging temperatures down to the mid 20s.

12/30/2014

(Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Freezing Temperatures, Frosts Hit Bay Area As Dry, Cold Front Moves Across California

The Bay Area is experiencing the coldest weather of the season, and there is more on the way. A cold air mass is bringing freezes and frosts to the entire state, and damaging winds to Southern California, as well.

12/26/2014

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

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

Freezing Temperatures Put Squeeze On California Citrus Growers

California citrus growers say six nights of freezing temperatures will likely damage this year’s orange crop but no disruption is expected to supplies.

12/09/2013

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

Homeless Urged To Enter Cold-Weather Shelters After South Bay Deaths

After the death of four homeless men in Santa Clara County last week, Emergency shelters increased the number of available spaces—in some cases there are people sleeping on mats in halls and walkways.

12/09/2013

Carlos Belasco of Livermore stops along Grizzly Peak Boulevard to admire the view of the San Francisco Bay area after a cold Arctic storm blanketed the Oakland-Berkeley hills with several inches of snow on Dec. 7, 2009. (AP Photo)

Bay Area Snow May Fall As Low As 300 Feet

While there may not be a snow day in downtown San Francisco, residents in the city’s highest elevations could catch glimpses of snowflakes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

One to two inches of snow fell in San Francisco on February 5, 1976, and dusting the Marin Headlands (San Francisco Chronicle)

Cold, Snow To Put Icy Grip On Bay Area Starting Thursday Evening

Cold, wet weather will once again put an icy grip on the Bay Area as we head toward this weekend, bringing with it a chance that San Francisco could see some snow.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/23/2011

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