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Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

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

cold weather

Freeze Warning In Effect For Most Of The Bay Area

Cold temperatures are expected to continue through Monday and some parts of the Bay Area will hit freezing tonight and Sunday night

12/07/2013

A wave breaks on the Pacifica Pier (Erik Simonson)

National Weather Service: Beware Of Big Waves At Bay Area Beaches

Large waves have been hammering the San Francisco coastline and officials are warning all but the best of swimmers to stay out of the dangerous surf.

11/29/2013

Tahoe snow (CBS)

Foot Of Snow, 103 MPH Wind Gust Reported From Sierra Storm

A foot of snow fell in the upper elevations of the Sierra overnight and a 103 mph wind gust blew across the mountains near Lake Tahoe before an early winter storm blew out of the area early Monday.

10/28/2013

Man with boy take cover as a wave crashes over the seawall near the Pacifica Municipal Pier.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Warning: Big Surf Heading For NorCal Coast

Some big waves are headed toward the Northern California coast this evening, and the National Weather Service is warning fishermen and beachgoers to stay back from the water through Tuesday afternoon.

10/20/2013

A lightning strike appears in the sky near a Napa Valley vineyard. (Michael Cuffe/Instagram)

Spot Fires Burn After Overnight Lightning Strikes

There were about 20 spot fires burning Monday in wildland areas in Sonoma, Solano, Lake and Colusa counties, Cal Fire spokeswoman Suzanne Blankenship said Monday afternoon.

06/10/2013

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Red Flag Warning In Effect For Hills In East Bay, South Bay

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the East Bay hills and the Diablo Range beginning Tuesday evening—signaling an earlier start than normal to this year’s fire season in the Bay Area, a local fire marshal said.

04/30/2013

The KPIX 5 Mobile Weather Lab at the top of Mt. Hamilton, February 19, 2012. (CBS)

Winter Storm Brought Rain, Snow To Northern California

A winter storm hit Northern California on Tuesday, bringing with it chilly temperatures, rain and snow as low as 1,500 feet.

02/19/2013

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