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North Pacific storm waves as seen from the M/V NOBLE STAR, winter, 1989
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Waves Approaching 40 Feet, Gale Warning Offshore, 35+ MPH Winds On Land As Next Wave Of Storms Slams Into California

A gale warning in offshore waters is in effect through Friday night as some swells could rise to nearly 40 feet and winds roar above 46 miles per hour while on the coast, powerful surf above 15 feet and gale-force winds will pummel California again.

12/15/2014

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6.9M Bay Area Residents Under Flood Advisory Following Thursday’s Strong Storm

An urban and small flood advisory is in effect for seven of nine Bay Area counties Friday after a powerful storm flooded roadways and agricultural areas.

12/12/2014

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Warmer Ocean Temperatures Could Strengthen Bay Area Storm Before It Arrives

While a major storm won’t arrive for another day, officials with the National Weather Service said warmer ocean temperatures could make the storm stronger before it arrives.

12/09/2014

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Blizzard Warning Issued For Northeastern Swath Of California

A blizzard warning has been issued for parts of the Sierra in Northeast California.

12/09/2014

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Storm Watches, Advisories Out Early As ‘Close To Sure Thing’ Storm Zeroes In On Bay Area

The National weather service has issued 15 warnings for the Bay Area, more than a day ahead of a powerful storefront expected to dump heavy rain on the region.

12/09/2014

(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

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg in 2012. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Flood Advisory Issued For Entire Bay Area

The National Weather Service San Francisco Bay area has issued an urban small stream flood advisory for the entire Bay Area after one of the wettest nights in recent memory.

12/02/2014

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Bay Area With Heavy Rain In Forecast

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.

11/30/2014

PACIFICA, CA - FEBRUARY 08: A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (credit: Erik Simonson)

Weather Service Warns Of Hazardous Waves Along Coast Through Sunday Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazard Statement in effect for some coastal areas in the Bay Area due to high surf and strong rip currents.

10/12/2014

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Red Flag Fire Warning Issued For Bay Area This Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for the North and East Bay hills over the weekend due to predicted hot temperatures, low humidity and strong offshore winds.

10/10/2014

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