weather

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

NorCal Storm Brings Heavy Rain And Snow With Little Relief For Drought

An unusually cold spring storm is bringing near-winter temperatures to parts of Northern California, dumping heavy rain and hail on some areas and snow in the mountains.

04/07/2015

(CBS SF)

Northbound I-680 Lanes Reopen After Crews Remove Jackknifed Big-Rig In Fremont

All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 680 just north of Mission Boulevard in Fremont Tuesday morning are blocked as crews remove a jackknifed big-rig, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/07/2015

Santga Lucia Snow

ROBERTA GONZALES: Is Today’s Winter Storm A Big Deal?

Q: Roberta, you seem excited about the rain moving this way. Is it a big deal?
A: ANY rain is a big deal! And, now we’re talking about local SNOW!

04/06/2015

Tomatoes at the Harvest Festival. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Should I Change What I Plant In The Garden This Year Because Of The Drought?

Hands down, tomatoes are absolutely the most popular home-grown vegetable. And for me, tomatoes can also be the most frustrating, especially the past two years!

04/01/2015

A woman reads a book (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

2015 Off To Driest Start In San Francisco History

The first three months of 2015 were the driest three months to begin any year in the history of San Francsico, according to statistics from Golden Gate Weather Services.

03/30/2015

Spring Flowers

Is The Drought Leading To Fewer California Wildflowers?

The San Francisco Bay Area has been the recipient of more beautiful flowers of many varieties in the past two years. Throughout February and March, flower lovers have witnessed an array of potpourri bursting on hillsides and in vineyards.

03/30/2015

NOAA's month-long drought outlook for the U.S. (Source: NOAA)

Weather Pattern Change That Could Put Dent In California’s Drought…Likely Won’t Happen

That weather pattern change Californians have been hoping could make a dent in the drought won’t be happening.

03/25/2015

Rainy Day

Bay Area Can Expect Scattered Showers On Monday

The North Bay is only expecting to see a quarter of an inch, with the rest of the Bay Area maybe a tenth of an inch on average.

03/19/2015

(NOAA)

Strongest Magnetic Storm Of Solar Cycle Sparks Rare Auroras Across Northern California, Continental U.S.

A storm from the broiling sun sparked bright auroras reaching as low as Northern California Tuesday, according to the Space Weather Prediction Center.

03/17/2015

(CBS)

Where Did That Halo In The Sky Sunday Come From?

Cirrus clouds can contain millions of tiny ice crystals. The halos you see are caused by both refraction and by reflection.

03/16/2015

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