Rain

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

rain umbrella, generic

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

el nino

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

What's left of Tropical Storm Blanca moves up the California Coast. (CBS)

We’re Used To Warm Weather Fog, But Why All Of This Wind?

No matter where you are in the Bay Area, you can actually FEEL the difference in our weather today. We have so many different elements happening! Let’s begin with the wind.

06/09/2015

The green on this map represents an increased likelihood of a wetter-than-average winter. The blue color -- which covers the Bay Area -- represents the highest deviation above average. (NWS/NCEP/CPC)

Hope For Wet California Winter If Rainfall Prediction Computer Models Prove Accurate

There is hope for a wet winter in California if the rainfall predictions on long-range computer models prove accurate.

06/03/2015

Flooding Road in Healdsburg

Flooding In Texas, Oklahoma Fueling Hope That California’s Drought Will Soon End

Years of extreme drought may be coming to an end in Texas and Oklahoma as heavy rains caused deadly flooding, and it’s fueling hope that California’s drought may soon come to an end as well.

05/25/2015

On a cold, blustery day, a couple walks along the sandy beach at Goat Rock in Bodega Bay. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Chilly Bay Area Residents Reach For Sweaters, Not Swimsuits This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the “unofficial kickoff” to summer, but it feels more like the kick off to Presidents’ Day.

05/25/2015

more

previous