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Weather Service Issues Lightning, Fire Warning For Bay Area Monday

Lightning could pay a return visit to Northern California Monday evening, adding wildfire concerns in this drought year.

08/10/2014

A young woman is sitting at the beach of Lake Constance on April 17, 2007, near Lindau, Germany. The un-seasonably warm weather has heralded the start to what weather forecasters predict will be a record breaking summer. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Bay Area Temperatures To Sizzle This Week; Excessive Heat Watch Issued

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the San Francisco Bay Area for Tuesday and Wednesday, with temperatures in the big cities of particular concern, a meteorologist said Sunday.

05/12/2014

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bracing For More Thunderstorms, Lightning

There is a strong possibility of thunderstorms—and possibly lightning—for the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said.

04/01/2014

A funnel cloud touched down and became a tornado near Roseville in Sacramento County on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Tornado Touches Down Near Sacramento, Funnel Cloud Reported In Contra Costa Co.

The National Weather Service reports that a funnel cloud was spotted in eastern Contra Costa County Wednesday afternoon during a thunderstorm that triggered tornado warnings for Sacramento and other central California counties.

03/26/2014

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Flash Flood Watch Issued For North Bay As Drenching Storm Continues Sunday

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for the North Bay until 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon as another storm system drenches the region.

02/09/2014

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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Sonoma County

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Sonoma County. The warning is in effect until 7:30 p.m. Residents should not attempt to cross swiftly flowing water.

02/08/2014

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Small Storm Expected To Bring Rain Back To Bay Area This Week

Rain is expected to reach the Bay Area later on Wednesday and last into Thursday but it may hardly be worth grabbing for an umbrella for as the National Weather Service said it will not be much.

01/27/2014

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Unusual Weather Produces Record Low Rainfall For Bay Area In 2013

Bay Area cities were setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking moisture from the Pacific Ocean.

12/30/2013

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Red Flag Warning Issued For East Bay Hills, Mount Diablo

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the East Bay Hills and Mount Diablo which is in effect until 10 a.m. Sunday.

12/28/2013

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Large Swells, ‘Sneaker Waves’ Reported Off Northern California Coast

The National Weather Service posted a high-surf advisory for Northern California between Monterey and the Sonoma Coast because of large swells and so-called “sneaker waves.”

12/16/2013

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