Hurricane

AT SEA - OCTOBER 28: In this handout GOES satellite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 1410 UTC, churns off the east coast on October 28, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. As states of emergency are declared, Sandy which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean is predicted to bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-atlantic region. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Roberta Shares Why And How A Hurricane Gets Named

By naming Tropical Storms (which many times become hurricanes) it really does help the Weather Forecaster communicate better with the public when describing a storm

08/27/2015

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Bay Area Weather To Be Muggy, Hot With Chance For Thunderstorms

It’s going to a very mild start to Monday and pan out to be unseasonably warm to downright hot.

07/20/2015

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Humid Hurricane Dolores Air Brings Record-Breaking Temperatures, Thunderstorms To Bay Area

Three Bay Area cities saw record high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

07/19/2015

Hurricane Dolores could bring rain to Northern California (CBS SF)

Chance Of Bay Area Rain This Weekend From Hurricane Dolores

High pressure continues to build into the Bay Area as the air mass begins to warm up.

07/15/2015

In this composite image provided by NASA, Hurricane Iselle (L) is followed by Hurricane Julio as they approach Hawaii from the east in early August, 2014. (NASA/Jeff Schmaltz/LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response via Getty Images)

Is There Any Difference Between A Typhoon, Hurricane Or Cyclone? And What The Heck Is A Willy-Willy?

Why is the term “typhoon” used near the Asian islands and the term “hurricane” in our area of the world? Thanks so much Roberta! Been watching you for over a decade now!

01/15/2015

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High Surf Advisory With 20-Foot Waves In Effect For Friday

Thursday’s powerful storm is generating big waves along the Bay Area coast, calling for a high surf advisory until 4 p.m. Friday.

12/12/2014

Peak wind gusts recorded by the National Weather service (NWS)

Hurricane-Force 135 MPH Wind Gusts Recorded In Sierra

The National Weather Service has recorded powerful wind gusts near I-80 just west of Truckee.

12/11/2014

High Winds And Large Waves Hit The North West Coast Of The UK And Northern Ireland  December 10th, 2014 (Photo:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

It Could Be Worse: ‘Storm Of The Century,’ ‘Weather Bomb’ Hitting Britain

While the Bay Area braces for what is forecast to be the biggest storm in 6 years, if not 16 years, any hyperbole is nothing compared to what the UK is facing in a storm called the “Storm of the Century,” and a “Weather Bomb” packing 40-50 foot waves (that’s over 15 meters for Anglophiles), and 70-80 mile per hour winds.

12/10/2014

(CBS SF) November, 2014

Hurricane-Force Winds, Torrential Rain Forecast For What Could Be Storm Of The Decade

Sustained winds at or near hurricane strength in the highest elevations with gusts exceeding 100 miles per hour across the Sierra summit are forecast for Thursday, with Bay Area winds easily gusting past 50 miles per hour in urban areas and 70-80 miles per hour in the local mountains and hills in what could be the storm of the decade.

12/09/2014

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20-Foot Waves To Wallop Bay Area Coast During ‘Storm Of The Decade’

A powerful storm system described by forecasters as the “storm of the decade” is expected to whip up large and dangerous surf along the Bay Area’s coastline Thursday through Saturday.

12/08/2014

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