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An alarm clock, shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday, when daylight saving time begins in most of the U.S.  and the clock moves forward one hour.  (JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Remind Me, Why Exactly Do We Need To ‘Spring Forward’ This Sunday For Daylight Saving Time?

While it is believed about 70 Countries observe Daylight Saving Time, most of the state of Arizona is EXEMPT from DAYLIGHT Saving Time. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time either. American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will not “Spring Ahead or Fall Back.”

03/02/2015

The beginnings of a snowman made out of icy hail stones.

Hail Storm Turns San Jose Neighborhood Into Winter Wonderland

The stormy weather moved through leaving kids in San Jose hail deep enough to sled on. Others built a snowman!

02/28/2015

A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses the street near the Transamerica Pyramid Building in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Timing The Storm: When Will Rain Return? And Just How Much Will We Get?

A cold storm system dropping down from the north will bring showers and possible thunderstorms to our area starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.

02/26/2015

Sunset in Pleasanton (Roberta Gonzales)

Will Tonight’s Sunset Be As Spectacular As Wednesday’s?

Sunlight is made up of all kinds of different colors of light! Keep in mind, each color of light has a wavelength. At sunset, we see more red light because it is being scattered through tiny particles in the lower atmosphere. These particles are referred to as aerosols. These aerosols or tiny particles are from burning fossil fuels or naturally from soil or dust, perhaps even salt from the ocean.

02/26/2015

(Tim Ryan/CBS)

New Yorker Fed Up With Cold Weather Convinces Employer To Let Her Work Remotely From San Francisco

A New Yorker fed up with frigid weather convinced her boss to let her work remotely out of the company’s San Francisco office.

02/25/2015

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

(CBS)

Blossoms In February? Will The Early Spring Continue?

Having lived in the Bay Area for the last 19 years, I am in awe of these pink and white blossoms every Spring. But it’s NOT Springtime.

02/23/2015

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Wind Advisory With Gusts Up To 50 Mph In Effect For North, East Bay

A wind advisory is in effect for the higher elevations of the North and East Bays, especially Napa and Contra Costa counties, until 10 a.m. Monday.

02/23/2015

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

Snow In Tahoe This Weekend? There’s A Chance

There is an “inside slider” that will bring partly cloudy skies beginning Friday to the Greater Lake Tahoe area, with a CHANCE of snow showers over the weekend. Otherwise, long range computer models suggest a shot of snow on February 27 and 28.

02/17/2015

(Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Final King Tides Of Season To Surge Bay Area Coastline Tuesday-Thursday

The Bay Area is about to get hit with the season’s last round of high seas known as the “King Tides.”

02/17/2015

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