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A pelagic red crab. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Viral Video: Warm El Niño Waters Lead To Rare Crab Swarm Near Channel Islands

Underwater video reveals the water off of Southern California’s Channel Islands filled with tiny red crabs.

09/01/2015

Radar Image of West Coast storm in February 1998. (NOAA.gov)

5 Things You Should Do Now To Prepare For A Strong, Rainy El Niño

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center is warning that this year’s El Niño could be as costly and devastating as the one that drenched California in 1997-98. Be prepared.

08/17/2015

El Nino in 1997 and 2015 - areas in red and white represent the warmest sea-surface temperatures above the average. (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Forecasters Warn ‘Godzilla El Nino’ Could Shatter Weather Records

Federal meteorologists are warning California and other parts of the U.S. could be hit by the strongest El Nino of the past 65 years later this year.

08/13/2015

Teen couple struck by lightning in Southern California. (CBS LA)

Teen Couple Zapped By Lightning Likely Survived By Showing Affection

Two teenagers in Southern California have a shocking story to tell after they were struck by lightning.

08/07/2015

Sunset in Oakland. (N. Jones/CBS SF)

15 Stunning Sunset Scenes Exploding With Rainbows, Fiery Storm Clouds

The Bay Area was treated to a special sunset Thursday night filled with rainbows and fiery storm clouds as an unstable air mass pushed through the region.

08/07/2015

Mudslide covering Highway 140 in Yosemite (Yosemite National Park)

Major Yosemite Highway Reopens Following Heavy Storms, Mudslide

The El Portal Road route into Yosemite National Park has reopened after clean-up of storm damage.

07/23/2015

Hurricane Dolores could bring rain to Northern California (CBS SF)

Chance Of Bay Area Rain This Weekend From Hurricane Dolores

High pressure continues to build into the Bay Area as the air mass begins to warm up.

07/15/2015

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El Nino Picks Up Steam, Increases Chance For Wettest California Winter In Years

Federal climate experts say there is a greater than 90 percent chance that El Nino will continue through the Northern Hemisphere this winter with a strong chance it will last into early spring.

07/09/2015

A lightning strike appears in the sky near a Napa Valley vineyard. (Michael Cuffe/Instagram)

What Causes Dry Lightning?

The term, “dry lightning” is used when lightning is occurring without significant precipitation. If you think about it, the “dry” lightning is a bit redundant, because last time I checked, lightning is not wet. But everyone uses the term because it is so descriptive!

07/09/2015

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Goodbye June Gloom, Hello Scorching Hot July Weather

Forecasters are predicting the hottest day of the year in the Bay Area this week with a slight chance of a thunderstorm.

06/29/2015

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