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Showers Expected To Hit Bay Area Over Weekend, Perhaps Bringing 1/2 Inch Of Rain

A fast-moving cold front is expected to produce showers throughout the Bay Area on Saturday morning.

04/23/2015

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Snow Survey Canceled For 1st Time Due To California’s Drought

For the first time in history, the May snow survey has been canceled due to California’s severe drought.

04/22/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Bay Area Unprepared For ‘Superstorm’ Floods Says Business Group

A new Bay Area Council report finds a so-called 150-year “superstorm” could cause billions of dollars in damage, arguing the region is unprepared.

04/20/2015

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Long-Awaited El Nino May Bring Drought-Busting Rain To Northern California By 2016

If 2015 was the year El Nino conditions never came, 2016 may be the year California’s long-awaited wet weather pattern finally arrives.

04/16/2015

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Rainwater Collection Sees Boom As California’s Drought Worsens

California’s emergency drought measures are turning into a boom for businesses that help homeowners save rainwater, including the rain from Tuesday’s storm.

04/07/2015

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How Likely Are Thunderstorms Today?

Roberta, how much rain has fallen today and how hard did the winds blow? Is it all over? Will we really see a thunderstorm?

04/07/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

NorCal Storm Brings Heavy Rain And Snow With Little Relief For Drought

An unusually cold spring storm is bringing near-winter temperatures to parts of Northern California, dumping heavy rain and hail on some areas and snow in the mountains.

04/07/2015

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2015 Off To Driest Start In San Francisco History

The first three months of 2015 were the driest three months to begin any year in the history of San Francsico, according to statistics from Golden Gate Weather Services.

03/30/2015

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Pop Quiz: Can You Still Name The Five Causes Of Climate?

Ms. Gonzales. I am an elementary student studying Weather and I am stumped. Can you please help me figure out and understand the 5 Causes of Climate?

03/26/2015

California Department of Water Resources Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke on Jan. 29, 2010 near Meyers, California.   (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Rainfall Vs. Snowpack: California’s Confusing Drought

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Not all droughts are created equal.  In fact, not all dry years are created equal.  This is especially true this winter, where the disparity between our rainfall deficit (not that […]

03/24/2015

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