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Bay Area Weather To Be Muggy, Hot With Chance For Thunderstorms

It’s going to a very mild start to Monday and pan out to be unseasonably warm to downright hot.

07/20/2015

Hurricane Dolores could bring rain to Northern California (CBS SF)

Chance Of Bay Area Rain This Weekend From Hurricane Dolores

High pressure continues to build into the Bay Area as the air mass begins to warm up.

07/15/2015

A lightning-sparked blaze broke out in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest about halfway between Eureka and Redding. (CBS)

Wildfires, El Nino, Heavy Rain, A Recipe For Destructive Mudslides, Floods In California

Scientists say Californians may be in for one of the wettest winters in years due to a powerful El Nino event, but areas scorched by wildfires will be especially vulnerable to mudslides and flooding.

07/11/2015

(NOAA)

El Nino Picks Up Steam, Increases Chance For Wettest California Winter In Years

Federal climate experts say there is a greater than 90 percent chance that El Nino will continue through the Northern Hemisphere this winter with a strong chance it will last into early spring.

07/09/2015

A lightning strike appears in the sky near a Napa Valley vineyard. (Michael Cuffe/Instagram)

What Causes Dry Lightning?

The term, “dry lightning” is used when lightning is occurring without significant precipitation. If you think about it, the “dry” lightning is a bit redundant, because last time I checked, lightning is not wet. But everyone uses the term because it is so descriptive!

07/09/2015

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

(CBS SF)

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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