Upcoming Rainstorms Provide Hope For Drought Relief, Dry Marin County ReservoirsFor all of the places in California where water is complicated, it really is quite simple in Marin County. The rain that falls is stored in the hills. No rain, no water. So now that some rain is falling again, how much does Marin need to escape the drought?
Significant Storms Coming To Drought-Parched Northern California; Fire Season May Be EndingReal, significant amounts of rainfall are finally on deck for Northern California. This is something the state is going to need to see a lot of - all throughout the fall and winter - to put a dent in the drought. But just this first sequence of rains could do a lot of work towards reducing our fire danger.
Storm Front Packing Potential Lightning Strikes Headed Toward San Francisco Bay AreaA storm front lit up the skies with lightning over the Pacific early Monday as it edged toward the San Francisco Bay Area.
Evacuation Orders Lifted For Most Of Monterey County Following Destructive StormsEvacuation orders were lifted Monday in areas of Monterey County after stormy weather last week resulted in debris flows that caused damage, including washing out a section of state Highway 1.
UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning In Sonoma County; Evacuation Warnings Issued For Napa, Solano LNU Burn AreasThe National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Sonoma County until 11 p.m. Tuesday night as heavy rain from the first of a series of storms pounded the Bay Area.
Atmospheric River Taking Aim At San Francisco Bay Area While there will be light showers in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, the region was bracing for the arrival of a moderate atmospheric river mid-week that could dump 4-7 inches of rain over the wildfire scarred areas, triggering concerns of land and mudslides in Wine County and the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Plume Of Topical Weather Triggers Red Flag Warning For Fire-Ravaged Northern California For the second week in a row, a plume of unstable air from a dying tropical storm in the Pacific was streaming toward the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, carrying with it a potent combination of gusty winds and dry lightning.
Threat Of Weekend Thundershowers Raise San Francisco Bay Area Wildfire ConcernsSweltering temperatures that have baked the San Francisco Bay Area will begin falling late Wednesday, but a new weather concern was lurking on the horizon -- a weekend storm front with the potential for thundershowers.
Storm Fronts Set To Deliver Wet Windy Weekend; Blizzard Conditions In SierraMother Nature was preparing to hit the San Francisco Bay Area with a potent weekend one-two punch as a pair of Spring storm systems were taking aim at Northern California from the Gulf of Alaska.
Bay Area Continues Historic Bone-Dry February; 1864 All-Time Record A Week AwayIt's become an all to familiar pattern this winter -- storm fronts approach the West Coast, but it will be another near miss for the Bay Area which remained on track Thursday for its first completely dry February since 1864.
Fall Storms Driving Away Fears Of New California DroughtRecent heavy storms in California have wiped out much of the state's abnormally dry conditions.