Stalled High Pressure System Could Lead To Historic Bone Dry FebruaryThe last time the San Francisco Bay Area suffered through a bone-dry February, Abraham Lincoln was in the White House and the nation was in the grips of the Civil War.
Water Levels in South Bay Reservoirs Well Below AverageWith the snowpack statewide at just 72 percent of historic average, experts say it is not time to panic.
Researchers: Drought Threat Lingers Over Northern California; 'Hope For Rain'hat kind of winter is California having? This year, trying to answer that presents another question, and that is how would one like to do the measuring? That is exactly the kind of thing they work on at U.C. Davis.
Fall Storms Driving Away Fears Of New California DroughtRecent heavy storms in California have wiped out much of the state's abnormally dry conditions.
Wet, Wintry Weekend Storm Bringing Much-Needed Rain To Bay AreaThe rainfall that is arriving in Northern California this holiday weekend is just the beginning of a wet pattern, and it is very good news.
Potent Fall Storm Bringing Howling Winds, Steady Rain And Blizzard-Like ConditionsAfter months of drought-like weather, Bay Area residents began bracing Monday for the first major storm front of the fall advancing toward Northern California from the Pacific Northwest.
South Bay Water Agency Proposes Storing Water Beneath Ranch in Central ValleyThe South Bay's biggest water district is considering buying a sprawling cattle ranch 100 miles away in the San Joaquin Valley.
Wet Winter Could Lead To More Earthquakes, UC Berkeley Researchers ClaimThe snow is finally starting to melt after a long wet winter, and according to researchers, that could mean more earthquakes.
State Water Officials: Sierra Snowpack 'A California Water Supply Dream'A series of February storms dumped historic levels of snow in the Sierra, burying some mountainous areas under hundreds of inches and leading to a "water supply dream," according to state water officials.
After Wet Winter, California Drought-Free For 1st Time Since 2011The U.S. Drought Monitor says Thursday that more than 93 percent of the state is free of drought or dryness.
San Francisco Weather: Wet February Drives Drought Fears AwayA series of fierce February winter storms that have dumped record levels of snow on the Sierra and caused minor flooding in the Bay Area have driven away any fears of a return to drought conditions.
US Forest Service: 18 Million Trees Died In California In 2018The USDA Forest Service announced Monday that an additional 18 million trees, mostly conifers, have died in California since fall 2017.
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.