Rainfall

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

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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

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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

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

Sierra Snowpack Low, Bleak Outlook for Bay Area Water Agencies

A lower than average Sierra Snowpack was announced by state water officials on Tuesday, KCBS’ Doug Sovern reports how it affects California’s drought.

04/01/2014

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Another Week Of Storms: Did It Make Any Difference? Rainfall Averages For Bay Area

After last week’s rain, how do cities stand on the verge of another wet week? Many areas still need over two feet of rain just to reach normal. Check your city to see how bad the drought still is.

03/31/2014

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‘Impressive’ Storm Drenches Bay Area; Heavy Snow In Sierra

The first significant storm to hit Northern California in 14 months produced impressive amounts of rain and snow over the weekend.

02/09/2014

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Chief of Cooperative Snow Survey Frank Gehrke (L) weighs a snow sample while assisted by Kasey Schimke, DWR Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs January 29, 2010 near Meyers, California. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

California’s Snowpack Is Only 17 Percent Of Normal

California’s last snow survey of the season is bad news for the millions of state residents who rely on the snowpack for their water.

05/02/2013

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