Sierra Survey Shows Snowpack At 67 Percent Of NormalStorms have come to California early this winter but a survey of the Sierra snowpack on Thursday shows it is only at 67 percent of average statewide for this time of year, according to the state's Department of Water Resources.
Roof Collapses At San Rafael Store; Storm Pelts North BayThe Bay Area's dry spell, which has spanned more than 150 days, came to a dramatic end Tuesday as a fall storm pelted the North Bay with showers that may have triggered a partial roof collapse at a San Rafael store.
San Francisco's Long Dry Spell About To End It's been 159 days since San Francisco has what can be called a rain shower, but that is about to change thanks to a low pressure system spinning 400 miles off the coast.
Study Predicts California Will Experience Increased Weather VolatilityA new study says California can expect to see a lot more dramatic weather swings over the next several decades.
Late-Winter Storms Slow California's Dive Back Into DroughtA stormy close to California's rainy season has slowed the state's plunge back into drought, bringing the vital Sierra Nevada snowpack to just over half of average, water officials said Monday.
Tropical Storm System Ready To Wallop Bay AreaA wet weather system spinning to life in the warm, humid air around the Hawaii Islands was taking aim at the Bay Area Monday, threatening to bring several inches of rain later this week.
'Miracle March' Ending With Record High TemperaturesThe 'Miracle March' which dumped several feet of snow in the Sierra was drawing to an end Friday, basking the Bay Area with record warm temperatures.
Stormy Week On Tap For Bay AreaThe storm door has swung wide open for the Bay Area in March with the first of a pair of winter fronts set to arrive late Monday, triggering six days of stormy weather.
Southern California Water Use Soars Amid New Drought Fears Overall water use is climbing in Southern California as that part of the state plunges back into drought, forcing state and regional water managers to consider reinstating some bans and conservation programs.
Drought Deepens Dramatically In Southern CaliforniaCalifornia is rapidly plunging back into drought, with severe conditions now existing in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties — home to one-fourth of the state's population, a national drought monitor said Thursday.
Half of California's Vegetation at 'High Risk' from Warming Climate, UC Scientist SaysA new study led by a UC Davis scientist finds that, at current rates of carbon emissions, more than half of California's natural vegetation is at risk by the end of the century.
Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack Off To Disappointing StartWhile it's too early to sound the alarm, state water officials said Wednesday the first Sierra snow survey came up relatively empty.