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CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014

Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?

43 mins ago

The 133-year-old King Philip clipper ship at Ocean Beach is only visible when the tide is low. (KCBS)

Surging King Tide Returns To Bay Area Just Before Christmas

On the middle of one of the wettest Decembers on record, the Bay Area is about to get hit with another round of uncommonly high seas known as the “King Tides.”

3 hours ago

Chance of Showers on Thanksgiving

Why Are Forecasters Always Talking About The Barometer During A Storm?

I’m sure you hear the word “barometer” tossed around when referring to the Weather. Last Thursday in a 24 hour frame, the Bay Area experienced up to 10 inches of rain and a tremendous drop in barometric pressure.

8 hours ago

Daisy the Dog swam to shore after the boat she was in sank during a storm on December 11, 2014. (CBS)

Dog Swims 1.5 Miles During Storm To Reunite With Owner After Home On Water Sinks Near Sausalito

A Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.

17 hours ago

A Coast Guard rescue boat off the Marin County coast on December 16, 2014. (CBS)

Coast Guard Takes Advantage Of Stormy Bay Area Weather To Train For Rescues

Just off the Marin County shore, the U.S. Coast Guard is training in some of the largest swells of the year.

20 hours ago

Traffic Alert Sign

Flooding Temporarily Closes Highway 92 In Half Moon Bay

A portion of state Highway 92 in Half Moon Bay that had been closed due to flooding reopened Tuesday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

21 hours ago

Flooding in Downtown Healdsburg, December 11th, 2014 (KCBS)

Sonoma, Marin Counties Declares State Of Emergency After Storms, Flooding

Rising storm costs are forcing some Northern California counties, including two in the Bay Area, to turn to the state for help as they declare local states of emergency.

23 hours ago

Flooding in Capitola, CA December 11th, 2014

New Storm Prompts Flood Advisories For Marin, Napa, Sonoma Counties

The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Marin, Napa and Sonoma counties through 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening.

12/16/2014

A plane spotted from the roof of 855 Battery Street. (CBS)

Why Are Planes Flying Different Directions During Recent Wind Storms?

Can you see it? Look very carefully at the blue sky and you can see a plane flying across the Bay towards Oakland International Airport. I snapped this photo this morning from our KPIX 5 Studios in San Francisco. What caught my eye, is the PLANE!

12/16/2014

(National Weather Service)

Bay Area Weather Outlook Calls For Warm, Dry Holidays With A Wet Start To 2015

The Bay Area is in the middle of a third straight wet week, but things will change dramatically this weekend, allowing the region to dry out for most of the rest of 2014.

12/16/2014

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