Drought-stricken California residents, faced with water cuts and a summer of extreme fire danger, could be seeing some relief by the end of the year, according to a report by climate scientists.
State and local firefighters are on high alert as several grass fires have broken out during this stretch of hot weather.
The final survey for 2014 found more bare ground than snow in the Sierra Nevada, and the snowpack at a mere 18 percent of average.
Thursday will be the final day of our mini heat wave, with clouds and even the chance of rain in the North Bay moving in over the next several days.
Temperatures are soaring into the upper 80s today, and mid 90s by Wednesday as high pressure keeps cool sea air away from the Bay Area, until next week when another chance at rain returns.
The Bay Area will likely see a big change in the weather, with some much-needed precipitation headed our way.
The West Coast has little to fear from the so-called “pollen vortex” of exploding allergens unleashed by the unusually cold and long polar vortex winter that plagued New York, Boston, and much of the northeastern United States.
It’s far from certain, but conditions are pointing toward El Nino conditions next winter and spring — and the possibility of significant rain for the parched West Coast.
After snow flurries on April Fool’s Day, the temperature will soar into the 80s within the week.
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