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Traffic moves through a flooded section of highway 101 on December 11, 2014 in South San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with a severe storm that is bringing high winds and heavy rain that have toppled trees and caused local flooding.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Final In Series Of Storms Set To Hit On Holiday Getaway Friday

A final storm system for this week will bring more rain to our area Thursday night through Friday. Rainfall amounts should be quite a bit less than previous storms, but will still add to our wet December totals.

12 hours ago

Mt. Diablo Fog (Jeff Jeandheur)

Why Is Mount Diablo Wearing A Cap Today?

It appears as if this picture is a really cool example of Radiation (or Tule) fog, which formed in the Valley after recent rains.

14 hours ago

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?

12/17/2014

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.”

12/17/2014

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.

12/17/2014

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.

12/16/2014

Rainy Day

Homeowner Evacuated After Heavy Rains Cause Mudslide In Tiburon Backyard

Heavy rains early Tuesday morning caused a landslide in a Tiburon homeowner’s backyard, forcing him to evacuate.

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

Video: 2nd Of 3 Storms This Week Poised To Hit Bay Area

The Bay Area has not yet dried out from the last powerful storm, but already a new soaker is moving in with the potential to drop close to two inches of rain in some location.

12/16/2014

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