weather

A woman reads a book (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

2015 Off To Driest Start In San Francisco History

The first three months of 2015 were the driest three months to begin any year in the history of San Francsico, according to statistics from Golden Gate Weather Services.

03/30/2015

Spring Flowers

Is The Drought Leading To Fewer California Wildflowers?

The San Francisco Bay Area has been the recipient of more beautiful flowers of many varieties in the past two years. Throughout February and March, flower lovers have witnessed an array of potpourri bursting on hillsides and in vineyards.

03/30/2015

NOAA's month-long drought outlook for the U.S. (Source: NOAA)

Weather Pattern Change That Could Put Dent In California’s Drought…Likely Won’t Happen

That weather pattern change Californians have been hoping could make a dent in the drought won’t be happening.

03/25/2015

Rainy Day

Bay Area Can Expect Scattered Showers On Monday

The North Bay is only expecting to see a quarter of an inch, with the rest of the Bay Area maybe a tenth of an inch on average.

03/19/2015

(NOAA)

Strongest Magnetic Storm Of Solar Cycle Sparks Rare Auroras Across Northern California, Continental U.S.

A storm from the broiling sun sparked bright auroras reaching as low as Northern California Tuesday, according to the Space Weather Prediction Center.

03/17/2015

(CBS)

Where Did That Halo In The Sky Sunday Come From?

Cirrus clouds can contain millions of tiny ice crystals. The halos you see are caused by both refraction and by reflection.

03/16/2015

On Thursday (March 12), NASA is set to launch the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, to study a phenomenon known "magnetic reconnection." These energetic events, sometimes referred to as "explosions in space," are the driver of solar weather. (NASA)

NASA Launching Satellites To Study Magnetic Fields Just As Sun Unleashes Monster Flare

NASA is launching a fleet of spacecraft Thursday to investigate the mystery behind a cosmic phenomenon in the Earth’s magnetic field just as the sun unleashed its first massive flare of the year.

03/11/2015

(Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Icebergs In Cape Cod, Ice Cream In Santa Cruz – Images Capture Very Different ‘Winter’ On Each Coast

Have you seen these photos coming out of Cape Cod? Massive icebergs washing up on shore.

03/11/2015

An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person. (Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board/Getty Images)

Mosquitoes Appear Early In Bay Area’s Mixed Weather And They’re Hungry

Mosquitoes are making their presence felt in the Bay Area almost a month ahead of schedule. The mixed weather has some experts warning it could signal an early start to West Nile virus season.

03/10/2015

(Tim Ryan/CBS)

Was That It? Is Winter Really Already Over?

It’s official. Winter has been cancelled and we are catapulting over Spring and entering Summer. I must admit, for the first time this “Winter” season, my hopes are dashed. I am putting away my coats, storing my sweaters and packing up my rain boots. My “cold weather running gear” was never used this Winter.

03/10/2015

more