Atmospheric River Roars Into North Bay; Massive Redwood Crushes Forestville HomeA moderate atmospheric river sent a plume of sub-tropic moisture over the North Bay Sunday, dumping more than 4 inches of rain on Mount Tamalpais and toppling a massive redwood that crushed a home in Forestville.
UPDATE: Storm System Shifts Toward Central Coast; Evacuation Warnings IssuedThe National Weather Service on Sunday afternoon updated its Bay Area forecast to note that the atmospheric river has shifted its course southward, bringing more stormy weather to the Big Sur/Santa Lucia areas of Monterey County.
Atmospheric River Brings Much Needed Showers To Drought Stricken Bay AreaWith the brunt of an atmospheric river that rolled onshore early Sunday predicted to batter Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, residents of mountain communities like Boulder Creek spent the hours before the storm's arrival bracing for the wintry blast.
Avalanche Threat, Thundersnow; Atmospheric River To Bury Sierra Under Several Feet Of SnowAn atmospheric river bearing down on Northern California from the Gulf of Alaska Saturday will bring much needed rain for the parched hills and reservoirs of the Bay Area, but it's most potent punch will be in the Sierra where forecasters were warning of several feet of new snow.
Approaching Atmospheric River Promises Relief But Won't End DroughtWhile the approaching rain is good news, Californians should all hope it's just a preview of the next couple of months.
PG&E Preps Ahead of Strong Storm Hitting Bay AreaPG&E is making preparations for a strong, atmospheric river-driven storm that may cause power outages in the Bay Area when it arrives this weekend, officials said Friday.
Oakland Museum of California's Great Hall Reopening After Storm Forced ClosureThe Oakland Museum of California announced Tuesday that its Great Hall will reopen next week after a closure due to water damage from last month's "atmospheric river" storm that blew through the region.
Weather Extra: Categorizing Atmospheric RiversThe term 'atmospheric river' has become recognizable to many in the Bay Area as it was soaked by rainfall over the past few weeks. To help those wanting more on the term, KPIX 5 Meteorologist Darren Peck broke down the phrase for our viewers.
Weak Atmospheric River Gives Some Relief To Drought Stricken North BayA weak atmospheric river rolled through the San Francisco Bay Area early Tuesday, dumping more than 2 inches of rain in the Marin County community Kentfield, nestled in the shadow of Mt. Tamalpais, but giving little relief to the drought stricken South Bay.
Wind Advisory Issued For Bay Area As New Atmospheric River Moves InThe National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for most of the Bay Area from 7 p.m. Monday to 3 a.m. Tuesday as a storm system moves into the region.
Atmospheric River: Sierra Expected To Receive Up To 20 Inches Snow, 95 MPH Wind GustsThe National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Lake Tahoe area where more than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow is possible in the upper elevations with winds gusting up to 95 mph (153 kph) over the ridges of the Sierra.
Possible New Atmospheric River Set To Soak Bay Area Starting MondayAnother potential atmospheric river was shaping up to drench the Bay Area starting Monday, forecasters said.
Statewide Gas Prices Nearing All-Time HighThe cost of a gallon of gas is creeping upwards, and needless to say, people are unhappy about it.
Rain Keeps Coming To California But Probably Not Another Atmospheric RiverRain came once again to Northern California Thursday, and more was possible into the weekend, but chances of another atmospheric river event coming next week were dwindling, the National Weather Service said.
Overnight Showers Across Bay Area; Sunday Night Atmospheric River Shifts To NorthwestA rapidly moving cold front triggered showers across the San Francisco Bay Area early Thursday, providing further relief from the extreme drought conditions.