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In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Groveland Ranger Station in Groveland, California. (credit: USFS)

Dry Weather Bringing A Longer Fire Season: 13 Tips Homeowners Should Know

Because of the 4-year drought, fire season is now 24/7, 12 months a year. Here are helpful tips and reminders for all of us.

07/01/2015

Silhouetted electricity pylon grid (Getty Images)

Sweltering Bay Area Heat Putting Strain On Power Grid; Residents Urged To Conserve Energy

California power grid operators are calling for another “flex alert” Wednesday, urging residents to conserve power as temperatures peek into triple digits for a second day.

07/01/2015

Baby Pigs.

17 Bay Area Cities To Hit 100 Degrees, But You Won’t Be Sweating Like A Pig

Today’s temperatures in our Inland areas will soar to 108 degrees which got me thinking, where does the term “sweating like a pig” come from?

06/30/2015

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108 Degrees: Who Will Get The Worst Of The Coming Bay Area Heat Wave?

East Bay neighborhoods will be in the triple digits for the next couple of days. As temperatures peak on Wednesday, a “Heat Advisory” may be issued.

06/29/2015

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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

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