An area of low-pressure is parked over the Bay Area Thursday causing light showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Rain and thunderstorms are back in the forecast as a low-pressure system builds off the coast of San Francisco.
The Bay Area’s coastal residents woke up to grey skies and even a bit of moisture early Monday, forcing some to flip on the windshield wipers for the first commute following the 4th of July holiday.
Brown grass, low reservoirs and worsening wildfires are undeniable signs of California’s worsening drought. Now new rainfall comparisons highlight just how thirsty the Golden State is, but rising ocean temperatures are giving climate experts hope for a wet winter.
Every single long-range computer forecast model used by meteorologists predicts a strong, or very strong El Nino for the entire globe this coming winter, the first time that’s happened since 1997.
It is very important to understand, just because the weather computer models are pointing in the direction of a powerful El Niño later this year does NOT mean it will happen! Last year, these same computer models indicated THIS past winter (2014-2015) would be wet, and we know how all that turned out!
The National Weather Service confirms a strong El Nino is increasingly likely, and some sort of El Nino is nearly guaranteed, while a very strong El Nino historically has clobbered San Francisco with 43 inches of rain.
Authorities are checking whether a lightning strike sparked a grass fire in Moraga Wednesday morning.
It’s not even going to amount to a free car wash, but that won’t stop the drought-plagued Bay Area from celebrating the rare June precipitation we saw Wednesday morning.
Bands of rain and muggy conditions are sweeping across the Bay Area Wednesday morning.