National Weather Service
Brown grass, low reservoirs and worsening wildfires are undeniable signs of California’s worsening drought. Now new rainfall comparisons highlight just how thirsty the Golden State is, but rising ocean temperatures are giving climate experts hope for a wet winter.
The National Weather Service confirms a strong El Nino is increasingly likely, and some sort of El Nino is nearly guaranteed, while a very strong El Nino historically has clobbered San Francisco with 43 inches of rain.
It’s not even going to amount to a free car wash, but that won’t stop the drought-plagued Bay Area from celebrating the rare June precipitation we saw Wednesday morning.
The National Weather Service is reminding the public to drink water and avoid leaving children and pets in parked cars due to a heat advisory that’s been issued for Monday afternoon.
There is hope for a wet winter in California if the rainfall predictions on long-range computer models prove accurate.
It could be a stormy Memorial Day holiday, if your travels take you to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite or the High Sierra this weekend.
There’s a strong chance the rain that’s drenching Texas and the Southern Plains will be heading to California if the current El Nino pattern continues to strengthen.
A KPIX Weather Watcher spotted a funnel cloud from Sebastopol Thursday morning.
Great question! While my main purpose was to visit my son at the University of Oklahoma, I did indeed visit the National Weather Center which is located on the university’s campus.
If 2015 was the year El Nino conditions never came, 2016 may be the year California’s long-awaited wet weather pattern finally arrives.