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El Nino Likely To Return To Drought-Stricken California This Winter, Intensity Unknown

After some of the driest years on record in California, El Nino conditions are likely to return this upcoming winter. It is unclear if the amount of rain will be enough to help the state emerge from the drought.

07/10/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California’s Record Drought Taking Toll On Central Valley Farmers And Businesses

Cash registers in the Central Valley are seeing less activity these days because there’s less water. The state’s record drought is impacting farm towns in California’s Central Valley in a major way.

06/27/2014

A pedestrian carries an umbrella while walking near the Bay Bridge on February 6, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is getting much needed rain with up to a half inch of rain falling overnight and a bigger weather system expected to bring more precipitation over the weekend. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chances Of El Niño Increasing; Effect On California Drought Debatable

Drought-stricken California residents, faced with water cuts and a summer of extreme fire danger, could be seeing some relief by the end of the year, according to a report by climate scientists.

05/09/2014

People use umbrellas as rain and hail fall on Mission St. in San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

Showers, Possible Thunderstorms Likely In Bay Area Through Friday

The Bay Area will likely see a big change in the weather, with some much-needed precipitation headed our way.

04/24/2014

A firefighter uses a hose to douse the flames of the Rim Fire on August 24, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 5 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Fire Hiring Seasonal Firefighters, Busy Season Expected

Cal Fire announced they’re hiring more seasonal firefighters in response to the state having already seen three times as many wild fires this year than normal.

04/14/2014

Josh Radnor as Ted, Cristin Milioti as Tracy. (credit: Ron P. Jaffe/Fox/CBS)

What Your Umbrella Says About You…

Maybe your umbrella will lead to the love of your life. Or maybe just turn…

04/02/2014

Cleveland Indians v Oakland Athletics

A’s, Cleveland Game Postponed, First Rainout In Oakland Since 1998

The game between the A’s and Cleveland Indians was postponed because of rain Tuesday night. It was the first rainout in Oakland since May 5, 1998.

04/01/2014

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

Bay Area Bracing For More Thunderstorms, Lightning

There is a strong possibility of thunderstorms—and possibly lightning—for the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said.

04/01/2014

General view of the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners stand for the signing of the National Anthem during Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bay Area Rain Storm May Put Damper On Oakland A’s Opening Night Game

A new storm system is headed into the Bay Area Monday, and it is likely to affect the Oakland A’s home opener at O.co Coliseum.

03/31/2014

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Get Set For More Wet – Rain Likely On Monday

More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday, and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures, hail, and the possibility of snow on the region’s peaks.

03/30/2014

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