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Two people under an umbrella walk a path to view the Golden Gate Bridge on April 1, 2014, in San Francisco, California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Heavy Drizzle, Lightning Push Through Bay Area; Warm Weekend Weather Ahead

An area of low-pressure is parked over the Bay Area Thursday causing light showers and isolated thunderstorms.

07/09/2015

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Low-Pressure System Brings Chance For Rain, Thunderstorms Across Bay Area

Rain and thunderstorms are back in the forecast as a low-pressure system builds off the coast of San Francisco.

07/07/2015

Fog rolls in over San Francisco. (CBS)

Drizzle Banishes Bay Area Beach Weather – Head Inland To Find Sunshine

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.

07/06/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought So Bad, California Received 1 Year Worth Of Rain Over Last 4 Years

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.

06/23/2015

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. (CBS)

Every Long-Range Computer Model Forecast Predicting Strong, Or Very Strong El Nino This 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.

06/15/2015

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Do El Niño Predictions Mean We’ll Have A Wet Summer And Fall?

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!

06/15/2015

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Chance Of Torrential El Nino Rains Increases, Drought Relief Possible But Not Guaranteed, Yet

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.

06/11/2015

A grass fire in Moraga may have been sparked by lightning. (Courtesy: Moraga-Orinda Fire Department)

Lightning May Have Sparked Moraga Grass Fire

Authorities are checking whether a lightning strike sparked a grass fire in Moraga Wednesday morning.

06/10/2015

Rain over the Bay Bridge (KCBS/Ron Cervi)

Rainfall Totals Modest, But We’ll Take Anything We Can Get

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.

06/10/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Subtropical Moisture Brings Muggy Conditions With Rain Wednesday

Bands of rain and muggy conditions are sweeping across the Bay Area Wednesday morning.

06/10/2015

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