Forecasters are predicting the hottest day of the year in the Bay Area this week with a slight chance of a thunderstorm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
Authorities are checking whether a lightning strike sparked a grass fire in Moraga Wednesday morning.
Bands of rain and muggy conditions are sweeping across the Bay Area Wednesday morning.