Temperature

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Bay Water Too Cold For You? Blame The Wind

In most years, the winds also help push ocean surface waters, churning up cold water from down below. That process, called upwelling, did not happen as much over the winter.

05/12/2015

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40 MPH Wind Gusts Possible For Bay Area As Cold Front Approaches

So hold onto your hat and/or use an extra pump of hairspray. It’s going to be a windy Tuesday.

03/30/2015

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Did You Know The Golden Gate Bridge Can Act Like A Giant Bay Area Thermometer?

The span can move up or down by as much as 16 feet depending on the weather.

01/09/2015

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Climate Scientists Confirm 2014 Was California’s Warmest Year On Record

The National Climate Data Center (NCDC) released end-of-year weather information for the U.S. Thursday, and it confirms that 2014 was California’s warmest calendar year on record.

01/08/2015

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5 Office Changes That Increase Your Success At Work

Learn how to become more successful at work with these 5 simple tips from Thalma Lobel, author of “Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence.”

08/22/2014

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Animal Update: What’s Causing Millions Of Starfish To Die Along The Pacific Coast?

In recent months, starfish, also known as sea stars, have been dying by the millions up and down the Pacific Coast. Over 20 species have been affected according to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, a veterinarian with the San Francisco SPCA.

07/28/2014

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Triple-Digit Highs On Tap For Bay Area Through The Weekend

A hint of fog along the coastline in the early morning is expected to burn off, leading to higher than normal temperatures in many places. San Francisco is expected to reach 81. A high of 88 is projected for Oakland.

07/25/2014

The hyperwall at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, which projects temperatures across the U.S. out to the year 2100, on May 8, 2014. (NASA Ames Research Center)

NASA Ames In Mountain View Plays Big Role In Latest Climate Change Study

High-fidelity simulation models displayed at NASA Ames show a temperature map of the Untied States in the year 2100.

05/08/2014

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Hottest Temperatures Of The Year Hit Bay Area, Heat Wave To Push Mercury Into Mid 90s

Temperatures are soaring into the upper 80s today, and mid 90s by Wednesday as high pressure keeps cool sea air away from the Bay Area, until next week when another chance at rain returns.

04/29/2014

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Bay Area Temperatures Soaring to 80 Degrees By Monday, Just Days After Snow

After snow flurries on April Fool’s Day, the temperature will soar into the 80s within the week.

04/02/2014

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