Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California.
The Marin Municipal Water District started pumping water Thursday from a reserve reservoir into its water distribution system because of the ongoing dry weather.
High pressure will bring possible record breaking temperatures to the Bay Area, and a Fire Weather Watch was in effect Monday night for the North Bay Mountains.
The California Conference of Catholic Bishops asked people of all faiths to join in prayers for rain as reservoirs in the state dipped to historic lows after one of the driest calendar years on record.
Rain and a dusting of snow have been forecast throughout the region overnight, beginning in the North Bay and drifting across the region into Saturday morning.
The Bay Area was hit by a healthy dose of rain Tuesday, with a wet-weather system bringing much-needed moisture to the region for the first time in two months.
Here are the latest Bay Area precipitation reports from the National Weather Service…
Despite a typical summer day in San Francisco, fans of Alice@97.3 braved the unsettled weather at this year’s Alice’s Summerthing at Golden Gate Park…
Should rain sprinkle down Monday at some point, it will be the first time rainfall has hit the Bay Area on Memorial Day in 20 years.
There’s more bad news for California water users: the snow pack is just half the amount of normal and has already begun to melt.