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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

What's left of Tropical Storm Blanca moves up the California Coast. (CBS)

We’re Used To Warm Weather Fog, But Why All Of This Wind?

No matter where you are in the Bay Area, you can actually FEEL the difference in our weather today. We have so many different elements happening! Let’s begin with the wind.

06/09/2015

Fog rolls in over San Francisco. (CBS)

Fog Time-Lapse Video Shows Exactly Why Bay Area Is Less Sweltering Than Monday

Don’t be surprised if it feels a little more muggy during your outdoor strolling Tuesday. Moisture has moved in and cooled the Bay Area significantly.

06/09/2015

Children play at a fountain during hot weather. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Heat Advisory: 2015’s First Triple-Digit Bay Area Temperatures Likely Monday

Last week we were wondering if we would ever be able to put away our winter sweaters and today we got our answer.

06/08/2015

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Weather Service Issues Monday Heat Advisory For Bay Area; Inland Temps May Reach Triple Digits

The National Weather Service is reminding the public to drink water and avoid leaving children and pets in parked cars due to a heat advisory that’s been issued for Monday afternoon.

06/07/2015

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