National Weather Service

Roberta visits the National Weather Service headquarters. (CBS)

Why Is The Center Of U.S. Meteorology Smack In The Middle Of Oklahoma?

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.

04/21/2015

Sea Temperatures

Long-Awaited El Nino May Bring Drought-Busting Rain To Northern California By 2016

If 2015 was the year El Nino conditions never came, 2016 may be the year California’s long-awaited wet weather pattern finally arrives.

04/16/2015

Funnel cloud over Sacramento. (NWS)

NWS: Funnel Clouds Spotted Over South Sacramento

The National Weather Service tweeted pictures of funnel clouds over South Sacramento, Tuesday afternoon.

04/07/2015

(Photo Credit: U.S. National Weather Service)

First El Niño Weather Pattern Since 2010 Arrives, But Far Too Weak To Help With California Drought

The NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center describes this as a “weak, weird and late” version of El Niño, and not many places are expected to feel its effects.

03/05/2015

Pedestrians walk near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

January Ends With Record-Setting Temperatures Across The Bay Area

Those balmy temperatures people were enjoying in cities around the Bay Area Saturday, broke quite a few records.

01/31/2015

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High Surf Advisory In Effect For Bay Area Coast Through Sunday Morning, 15 Foot Waves Possible

A high surf advisory has been issued for the coast stretching from Sonoma County to Big Sur through early Sunday morning.

01/23/2015

Dust Devil At Rose Bowl December 31st, 2014 (Image from Youtube video by channel "Adsport")

VIDEO: Freak ‘Tornado’-Like Gust Hits Rose Bowl, Spinning Vendors’ Tents Through The Air

A freak wind gust spinning through the narrow canyon where the Rose Bowl sits was caught on camera as people fled from the vendors’ pop-up canopies as they were whipped by what felt like a “tornado.”

12/31/2014

PG&E crews working to restore power as outages spread across Northern California. (courtesy: @PGE4Me)

Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The Dark

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service

12/30/2014

A sign shows flight status updates.  (Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Windy Conditions Cause 100s Of Flight Cancellations, Delays At SFO; Travelers Should Call Ahead

According to FlightAware.com, some 319 flights had been delayed, and another 102 cancelled.

12/30/2014

(Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Freezing Temperatures, Frosts Hit Bay Area As Dry, Cold Front Moves Across California

The Bay Area is experiencing the coldest weather of the season, and there is more on the way. A cold air mass is bringing freezes and frosts to the entire state, and damaging winds to Southern California, as well.

12/26/2014

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