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Wettest Start To December In Bay Area History: 736% Of Normal Rainfall In San Jose, 424% In San Francisco

If you’re thinking, “It’s never rained like this in December before”, you are absolutely right. As of Wednesday night, this is the wettest start to a December in Bay Area history, with weather records dating back to before the Civil War.

12/17/2014

A look at the FutureCast for 10am Thursday. (CBS)

Bay Area Storm Could Generate 10-Inches Of Rain, Wind Gusts Up To 50 MPH

A Pacific storm heading toward the Bay Area could generate ten inches of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, and treacherous conditions in the Sierra Nevada.

12/10/2014

The National forecast calls for a lot of rain in the west over the next 10 days. (NOAA)

A Lot More Rain Headed Our Way Over Next 10 Days

This week’s storms have pushed the Bay Area well ahead of normal rainfall pace for this time of year and that trend will continue as we approach Christmas, according to national climate forecasts.

12/05/2014

Rain at the Golden Gate Bridge (CBS)

How Much Did It Rain Near You? Here Are The 24-Hour Totals

For months we’ve been waiting for “real rain” to help ease our statewide drought. This week we finally got it, lots of it. Numbers from 8 a.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday reveal more than an inch of rain just about everywhere in the Bay Area, and closer to four inches in the wettest locations.

12/03/2014

A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses the street near the Transamerica Pyramid Building in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2-Day San Francisco Rain Total The Highest Since 2008

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The last time San Francisco saw rain over a two day period the nation was debating Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain as possible replacements for President George W. […]

12/03/2014

(CBS SF)

Tuesday Likely To Become San Francisco’s Wettest Day In 5 Years

Tuesday is on track to become the wettest day San Francisco has seen in five years.

12/02/2014

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South Bay Surprises With Highest Rain Totals From Wet Weekend

A wet Thanksgiving weekend pushed the Bay Area closer to normal rainfall for this time of year, something we haven’t said in a while.

12/01/2014

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Drought News: California Forecast Calls For Below-Average Rainfall, Above-Average Temps

New projections show that California’s severe drought could be getting worse.

09/21/2014

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Odds Of El Nino This Winter To Relieve California Drought Less Likely

With California in desperate need for a wet winter to relieve the state’s drought, scientists with the National Weather Service said that the chance of an El Nino to develop later this year is less likely.

08/07/2014

(Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

El Nino Likely To Return To Drought-Stricken California This Winter, Intensity Unknown

After some of the driest years on record in California, El Nino conditions are likely to return this upcoming winter. It is unclear if the amount of rain will be enough to help the state emerge from the drought.

07/10/2014

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