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When Will It Rain? Hour-By-Hour Tracking Of The Storm

From Thursday through Monday, waves of water will wash over the Bay Area, drenching mountain tops in nearly a foot of rain, battering the Sierra with 100 mile per hour wind gusts, and triggering countless flash floods across the region.

02/05/2015

Radar map of storm. March 29, 2014. (CBS)

How Do You Create A Forecast When Computer Models Disagree?

Here at KPIX 5, we tap into a variety of different computer models, but when I am forecasting rain, I depend on two projections.

02/02/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: A view of downtown San Francsisco and the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Broken Beacon Leaves Bay Bridge Vulnerable In Dense Fog

One of the Bay Bridge’s three radar beacons — which alerts sailors to the midpoint between bridge towers — has not been working properly since December 17.

01/31/2015

Portrait Of Happy Santa Claus With Hands On Stomach

SANTA ALERT: NORAD Radar, Satellite Intercepts Preparing To Track Santa’s Route Over North America

NORAD is tracking every second of Santa’s journey, from when he enters American airspace just after midnight, through his final delivery at the western edge of the international dateline.

12/22/2014

CBS 5's Mobile Weather Lab

Storm Watch: Critical Links And Data For Floods, Power Outages, Rainfall, Snow, Live Radar, Traffic Conditions

Everything you need to track power outages, airport delays, sand bag locations, rainfall totals, flood watches and warnings, snow conditions, photos, live radar, traffic, and more.

12/02/2014

A French gendarme uses a radar gun to check the speed of passing cars during a traffic control (JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

New Radar Gun May Soon Nail Texting Drivers

The tool detects the radio frequencies that emit from a vehicle when someone inside is using a cellphone, according to the Virginain-Pilot newspaper. It’s not clear how the operator will be able to distinguish between a driver and a passenger in that same car texting.

09/17/2014

Air Algerie Flight AH5017

Algeria Plane Vanishes From Radar Over Northern Mali

An Algerian official says that the plane had crashed, but he said it remained unclear where it came down or why.

07/24/2014

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

Powerful Storm Comes Ashore To Pound Bay Area

The second in a series of storms is bringing heavy rain and flood warnings to much of Northern California.

11/29/2012

Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains (Al Reinig/CBS)

Mt. Umunhum Radar Tower To Remain Standing For At Least 5 Years

The Mount Umunhum radar tower will remain standing for at least another five years, following a vote by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board on Wednesday.

10/18/2012

Apple Senior VP of iPhone Software Scott Forstall demonstrates the new map application featured on iOS 6 during the keynote address during the 2012 Apple WWDC keynote address at the Moscone Center on June 11, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Taiwan Asks Apple To Blur Image Of New Radar Station On Map

Taiwan is asking Apple Inc. to blur a map image of its new $1.4 billion early warning radar station that can detect aircraft and missiles coming from as far as western China.

10/09/2012

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