California in a Better Position To Avoid Energy Crisis Currently Gripping TexasWhile California is no stranger to problems with its power grid, energy experts say the snowstorm that have thrown Texas into darkness and caused widespread outages is unique in a number of ways.
Dramatic Satellite Photos Show Storm's Impact On Bone-Dry Northern CaliforniaSometimes you need a 10,000-foot or even higher view to get the true impact of an event. Take the recent potent winter storm that dumped up to 10 feet of the snow before it moved eastward. NASA and the National Weather Service have released satellite photos of the Sierra on Jan. 20 and Jan. 30.
Two Die In Potent Winter Storm; Northern California's Severe Drought Conditions EaseA potent winter storm that dumped up to 10 feet of snow in the Sierra, washed out Highway 1 with a massive slide, dumped nearly 9 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz Mountains and flooded a Carmel neighborhood, also claimed the lives of at least two people in the state.
VIDEO: Drone Footage Reveals Extent Of Storm Damage At Highway 1 Washout South Of Big SurCrews from Caltrans on Friday were assessing the damage a washout south of Big Sur that was caused by the massive atmospheric river downpour did to a stretch of State Highway 1.
Gov. Newsom Declares State of Emergency for Storm-Damaged Monterey, San Luis Obispo CountiesCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an emergency proclamation for the counties of Monterey and San Luis Obispo due to damage caused by winter storms this past week.
Heavy Rains Help Northern California Water Supply, But More NeededThe past week's storm drenched the Bay Area, essentially doubling rainfall totals for this winter. But the impact on the Bay Area's water supply depends on where you look and who you ask.
Atmospheric River: Fierce Storm Winds Rip Apart Marina in the DeltaPowerful winds from the atmospheric river storm destroyed a Contra Costa County marina, leaving residents to spend Thursday cleaning up the debris at the Bethel Island Harbor.
Santa Clara Police Non-Emergency Line Down Due to Storm-Related IssuesSanta Clara police announced early Thursday that its non-emergency phone line went down because of storm-related issues and provided an alternate number to call.
NWS: Marine Warning For 'Hazardous Seas' From Point Reyes To Pigeon PointA marine weather warning is in effect for the Northern California coast due to strong winds and rain, until Wednesday at 3 a.m.
Tree Crashes Down On Car In Inverness As Storm Batters North Bay CoastHeavy winds and rain brought a large tree crashing down on top of a car in Inverness.
Intense Winds In East Bay Hills Prompt Park Closures For At Least 48 HoursIntense winds accompanying a major storm moving through the East Bay Hills has prompted the closure of parks in the region for at least 48 hours.
Caltrans Closes Highway 1 Along Big Sur Coast In Advance Of StormsState Highway 1 will close Tuesday evening along the Big Sur coastline in advance of a storm that could cause debris flows and other problems, according to Caltrans.
Where To Find Free Sand BagsWith a powerful winter storm bearing down on the San Francisco Bay Area, several counties and cities have sites where they distributed free sand bags.
Storm System Brings Scattered Showers To Bay Area With Heavier Rain AheadThe first in a series of wet storm systems brought some rain to the Bay Area Friday, with much heavier precipitation forecast for next week.
Storm System Brings Heaviest Rains Of Season, Gusting Winds To Bay AreaPeriods of light to moderately heavy rain with some strong winds are forecast in the San Francisco Bay Area Monday, before drier conditions return Tuesday according to the National Weather Service.