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Clouds pass over the San Francisco skyline. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Won’t See A Drop Of Rain In January

Tuesday’s storm that brought some showers to Southern California completely bypassed the Bay Area, and there isn’t any rain the forecast prior to kickoff of the Super Bowl this Sunday. That means San Francisco will go without measurable rain in January for the first time ever.

01/28/2015

Mud Cracks

Just How Long Are We Going To Go Without Rain?

As of today, it appears as if January 2015 will end up as the “Driest January” on record since 1850. That’s 165 Years! So far in San Francisco, ZERO measurable rain has been recorded.

01/28/2015

Sunset over water

San Francisco’s Driest January On Record Likely, No Rain So Far In 2015

Across much of Northern and Central California there has been little if any rain this month, and monthly totals will wind up at or near long-term records.

01/26/2015

Chopper 5 over a brush fire along Fassler Avenue in Pacifica on January 26, 2015. (CBS)

A Wildfire In January? Get Used To It

This morning’s wildfire was a grim reminder of how conditions are ideal for fire ignition. There is an elevated risk of explosive fire growth when the Bay Area experiences low humidity, gusty winds and low fuel moisture.

01/26/2015

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When Will We Have The Next #HellaStorm? New Fleet Of Planes Predicting Massive Weather Systems

California is crawling into its fourth year of drought, but a new program says it could end if enough storms like last December’s sweep across the Pacific this winter.

01/20/2015

Rain, Puddle, Reflection

I Hear There Is ‘Virga’ In The Forecast…What Is That?

One model suggests there is only a chance of rain north of the Golden Gate Bridge by Friday evening, another computer model indicates the system can sag farther south, producing as much as a quarter of an inch of rain.

01/14/2015

Heather Cleveland of San Francisco collects pigs ears, (Gomphus clavatus) part of the Chanterell mushroom family, Saturday Dec. 27, 2014 at Salt Point State Park on The Sonoma coast. (Photo courtesy: Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

Recent Rains Bring Mushroom Boom To Bay Area Markets, Menus

Lands parched by a three-year drought just a few months ago are now seeing an explosion of both poisonous and edible mushrooms.

12/30/2014

Looking west (down Mt. Hamilton Road) from Lick Observatory at 7:00 a.m. Friday, Feb 18. Mt. Hamilton has received 12 inches of snow, thus far, from this storm. (John Wareham, Deputy Director Lick Observatory)

Bay Area Could Wake Up To Mountaintop Snow Tuesday

There will be light scattered precipitation over the far East Bay and Southeast Monday night.

12/29/2014

(GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought’s Heavy Impact On California’s Wildlife; Starving Baby Squirrels Leaping From Trees For Food, Water

California’s ongoing drought is having a major impact on wildlife, experts said.

12/29/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Fallen Tree Shuts Highway 1 In Western Marin County

State Highway 1 is closed in both directions in Marshall in western Marin County Wednesday afternoon due to a fallen tree, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/24/2014

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