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Northeast Snowstorm Vs. California Weather: Tale Of 2 Coasts Told Through 12 Tweets

While the Northeast is forced to hunker down as a blizzard shuts down city streets and transit systems, Bay Area residents are contemplating whether or not they’ll need a light jacket before heading out the door.

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If Drought Persists, California May Dam 3 Sacramento Delta Channels To Protect Drinking Water

State water officials say they may dam parts of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in an emergency measure to protect freshwater used by millions of Californians.

01/26/2015

Chopper 5 over a brush fire along Fassler Avenue in Pacifica on January 26, 2015. (CBS)

A Wildfire In January? Get Used To It

This morning’s wildfire was a grim reminder of how conditions are ideal for fire ignition. There is an elevated risk of explosive fire growth when the Bay Area experiences low humidity, gusty winds and low fuel moisture.

01/26/2015

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Epic Storm Expected Monday Could Bring Record Snowfall To New York, Boston

A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut starting Monday.

01/25/2015

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Weekend Temperatures To Be Warmer Than 4th Of July

Did you catch the fireworks in San Francisco last 4th of July? If so, you probably bundled up more than you’ll need to this weekend.

01/23/2015

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Climate Change A Leading Factor As California Loses Half Of All Large Trees, Study Finds

Over the last 85 years, California has seen more than half of its large trees vanish, according to the a publication in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

01/22/2015

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High-Surf Advisory With 15 Foot Waves In Effect For Bay Area Beaches As Storm Approaches

Anyone planning to take advantage of warmer temperatures this weekend with a trip to the beach should heed a high-surf advisory issued for the Bay Area coastline where large swells and rip tides are expected, the National Weather Service announced Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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With Some Ski Resorts Closing, Is It Time To Panic About Our Water?

With all the crazy wet weather we had in December transitioning into a very dry weather pattern this month, is it too early to panic about water levels based on what you may have seen in the projection models for this season?

01/21/2015

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When Will We Have The Next #HellaStorm? New Fleet Of Planes Predicting Massive Weather Systems

California is crawling into its fourth year of drought, but a new program says it could end if enough storms like last December’s sweep across the Pacific this winter.

01/20/2015

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King Tides Could Bring Coastal Flooding, Strong Rip Currents To Bay Area

King tides are expected to impact shorelines across the Bay Area Monday and will continue through Wednesday.

01/19/2015

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