National Weather Service

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

Rim Fire Burns Near Yosemite National Park

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

(CBS SF)

Fall Heat Wave Prompts Advisory For San Francisco, Monterey Bay Areas

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory in effect until 9 p.m. tonight for the San Francisco Bay Area and the Monterey Bay Area.

10/03/2014

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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

(Credit: KPIX 5)

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

(JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/GettyImages)

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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