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Goodbye June Gloom, Hello Scorching Hot July Weather

Forecasters are predicting the hottest day of the year in the Bay Area this week with a slight chance of a thunderstorm.

06/29/2015

Fog retreats from the Golden Gate Bridge (Ron Cervi/KCBS)

5 Gorgeous Aerial Images Of Bay Area Fog Losing The Battle With The Summer Sun

Every indication is that Thursday will be the warmest day of the week around the Bay Area, with temperatures reaching above 100 in about 20 nearby cities.

06/25/2015

Cooling Off

19 Nearby Towns That Could Hit 100 Degrees On Thursday

For the first time this summer season, the thermometer will hit or exceed 100 degrees in many places Thursday. Here is a look at the hottest cities around the Bay Area! You will notice the heat is primarily focused on the East and North Bay.

06/25/2015

Northern lights shine over placid lake (Getty Images)

Aurora Borealis Lighting Up Night Sky All Week Due To Severe Solar Storm

A second strong solar storm this week is predicted to slam Earth Wednesday, causing fluctuations in the power grid and GPS while sparking bright auroras across the world.

06/23/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought So Bad, California Received 1 Year Worth Of Rain Over Last 4 Years

Brown grass, low reservoirs and worsening wildfires are undeniable signs of California’s worsening drought. Now new rainfall comparisons highlight just how thirsty the Golden State is, but rising ocean temperatures are giving climate experts hope for a wet winter.

06/23/2015

Fog blankets the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Where Did The Term ‘Socked In’ Come From?

The term, “socked in” is tossed around during our “June gloom” foggy mornings here in the San Francisco Bay Area. But where did such a term come from?

06/16/2015

Every single long-range computer forecast model used by meteorologists predicts a strong, or very strong El Nino for the entire globe this coming winter, the first time that’s happened since 1997. (CBS)

Every Long-Range Computer Model Forecast Predicting Strong, Or Very Strong El Nino This Winter

Every single long-range computer forecast model used by meteorologists predicts a strong, or very strong El Nino for the entire globe this coming winter, the first time that’s happened since 1997.

06/15/2015

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Do El Niño Predictions Mean We’ll Have A Wet Summer And Fall?

It is very important to understand, just because the weather computer models are pointing in the direction of a powerful El Niño later this year does NOT mean it will happen! Last year, these same computer models indicated THIS past winter (2014-2015) would be wet, and we know how all that turned out!

06/15/2015

A grass fire in Moraga may have been sparked by lightning. (Courtesy: Moraga-Orinda Fire Department)

Lightning May Have Sparked Moraga Grass Fire

Authorities are checking whether a lightning strike sparked a grass fire in Moraga Wednesday morning.

06/10/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Subtropical Moisture Brings Muggy Conditions With Rain Wednesday

Bands of rain and muggy conditions are sweeping across the Bay Area Wednesday morning.

06/10/2015

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