Storms

Sunrise from Mt. Vaca on July 30, 2015 (CBS SF)

Muggy Weather, Thunderstorms On Tap As Bay Area Sees Cooler Temperatures

Clouds visible in Thursday’s sunrise signal a change in the forecast with muggier conditions and a chance for thunderstorms across Northern California.

07/30/2015

Image of El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean in December 1997.The white and red areas indicate warmer waters. (NASA)

Weird Summer Weather Means El Nino Is Already Here And Getting Stronger

Rain in July, summer storms in the Sierra, and recents days of much higher-than-normal humidity means the El Nino we have been waiting for is already here.

07/21/2015

(CBS SF)

Low-Pressure System Brings Chance For Rain, Thunderstorms Across Bay Area

Rain and thunderstorms are back in the forecast as a low-pressure system builds off the coast of San Francisco.

07/07/2015

(Ron Cervi/CBS)

Thunderstorms In Forecast Could Increase Fire Risk By End Of The Week

It looks as if the fog is here to stay for a while, however we do have interesting “doings” beginning Wednesday!

07/06/2015

Lake Tahoe (credit: Hanna Bankston/UGC/CBS Local)

Will This Storm Finally Improve Tahoe Ski Conditions?

For snow to fall in Tahoe three things need to happen. First, The air must contain sufficient moisture. Secondly, The air must be forced upward. And lastly, the air temperature must cool to 32 degrees or below as the air is rising.

02/05/2015

(Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Roberta Gonzales Explains Why Covering The Big Storm Is Like Running A Marathon

One of the most powerful storms in the past decade is poised to slice across the Bay Area starting Wednesday night, making for a busy end to the week in the CBS San Francisco newsrooms.

12/09/2014

A cyclist rides along a partially flooded bike path on December 3, 2014 in Mill Valley, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with its first major storm of the year that is bringing heavy rain, lightning and hail to the region. The heavy overnight rain has caused flooding which has blocked several roadways and caused severe traffic backups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Over 99-Percent Of California Still In Bad Drought Despite Back-To-Back Storms

Heavy downpours took a parting shot Thursday at California, triggering flash floods that temporarily stranded more than three dozen people in their cars in inland Riverside County.

12/04/2014

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

‘Booming’ Waterfalls Reported In Yosemite After December Storms

If you want to see the waterfalls of Yosemite National Park at full force without braving the late spring crowds, now might be the best time.

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

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Wettest Parts Of Bay Area Could See 8 Inches Of Rain By Wednesday

Dense fog Friday clung to the Bay Area Friday, but that was expected to quickly give way to rain late in the day, ushering in days of wet weather and inches or rain for the drought-plagued region.

11/28/2014

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