Meteorologists Say El Niño Helped Power Patricia Into Monster HurricanePlenty of warm water provided the energy for what meteorologists call explosive intensification.
'Potentially Catastrophic' Hurricane Patricia Hits Mexico's Southwest CoastHurricane Patricia barreled toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Residents and tourists were hunkering down or trying to make last-minute escapes ahead of what forecasters called a "potentially catastrophic landfall."
Flights Between California, Mexico Canceled As Hurricane Patricia Makes LandfallA dozen flights between California and a popular tourist destination in Mexico were canceled as forecasters say Category 5 Hurricane Patricia could make a "potentially catastrophic landfall" later on Friday.
Hurricane Oho South Of Hawaii Swirls Toward Pacific NorthwestIn what is being dubbed "a record season of storms in the Central Pacific," Hurricane Oho is the 7th storm to develop in the Pacific Ocean.
Roberta Shares Why And How A Hurricane Gets NamedBy naming Tropical Storms (which many times become hurricanes) it really does help the Weather Forecaster communicate better with the public when describing a storm
Bay Area Weather To Be Muggy, Hot With Chance For ThunderstormsIt's going to a very mild start to Monday and pan out to be unseasonably warm to downright hot.
Humid Hurricane Dolores Air Brings Record-Breaking Temperatures, Thunderstorms To Bay AreaThree Bay Area cities saw record high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Chance Of Bay Area Rain This Weekend From Hurricane DoloresHigh pressure continues to build into the Bay Area as the air mass begins to warm up.
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!
High Surf Advisory With 20-Foot Waves In Effect For FridayThursday's powerful storm is generating big waves along the Bay Area coast, calling for a high surf advisory until 4 p.m. Friday.
Hurricane-Force 135 MPH Wind Gusts Recorded In SierraThe National Weather Service has recorded powerful wind gusts near I-80 just west of Truckee.
It Could Be Worse: 'Storm Of The Century,' 'Weather Bomb' Hitting BritainWhile 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.