Surfer Delight; Forecasters Predict Large Coastal Swells For Thanksgiving Holiday A weather system in the Pacific will begin sending large waves crashing onto Northern California beaches mid-week with swells of 12-17 feet on Thanksgiving, forecasters said.
Layer Of Thick Fog Draped Over San Francisco Bay AreaA thick blanket of fog was draped over the San Francisco Bay Area early Thursday, triggering hazardous driving conditions from Cloverdale to the Golden Gate Bridge.
Heavy Snowfall, 100 MPH Winds Batter Lake Tahoe AreaThe winter storm front that brought rain to the San Francisco Bay Area was triggering high winds, slow travel and as much as a foot of new snow in the Lake Tahoe region on Wednesday.
Cold Front Brings Cooler Temps, Some Rain To Bay AreaContinued seasonably cool temperatures and precipitation were expected across the Bay Area Friday before a forecast warming trend over the weekend and into early next week.
Bay Area Bundles Up As Cold Front Prompts Frost Advisory, Freeze WarningSan Francisco Bay Area residents bundled up early Monday as a cold front sent temperatures plunging, triggering a frost warning in the valleys and low lying regions.
Wind Storm Roars Though Bay Area; Hail Storm Pummels MarinA cold weather system moving into the San Francisco Bay Area from the northwest Sunday ripped through the region with strong wind gusts, brief downpours and a hailstorm in the North Bay.
Tahoe Set To Get First Wintry Blast Of The Season; Firefighters Still Battling Creek Blaze Get Help From Mother NatureSnowmaking machines have been roaring to life on blustery, cold nights at the Sierra ski resorts, but Mother Nature was about to pitch in as much as 10 inches of snow at the highest elevations as the Tahoe region was preparing for its first blast of wintry weather late Saturday.
Cold, Windy Weather Coming To Bay Area; Rain PossibleFollowing days of warm weather, temperatures around the Bay Area will plummet as a cold front is expected to arrive by Friday with a chance of rain.
Dangerous Sneaker Wave Warning Issued For San Francisco Bay Area Beaches An low pressure weather system sent a strong northwest swell crashing into Northern California beaches from Sonoma County to the Monterey coastline Monday, triggering warnings for beachgoers and fishermen to be on the alert for rip currents and potentially deadly sneaker waves.
High Fire Danger Prompts Red Flag Warning From Wednesday Night Through FridayThe National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 10 p.m. Wednesday to 8 a.m. Friday for elevated portions of the Bay Area due to high fire danger from predicted gusty winds and low humidity.
Gusty Off-Shore Winds, Bone-Dry Hillsides Trigger Fire Weather Watch; Coleman Fire Grows To More Than 500 AcresWhile temperatures have dropped from last week's record-setting heat wave, a high pressure system was stalled over Nevada Monday, stirring up gusty off-shore winds that combined with plunging humidity levels and tinder-dry hillsides to trigger a Fire Weather Watch until Wednesday, forecasters said.
Sea Breezes Cool San Francisco Bay Area After Friday's Record HeatCooling sea breezes brought welcome relief to San Francisco Bay Area residents Saturday, ending three days of record and the threat of red flag warning conditions.
Rain Forecast Fizzles For Wildfire-Scarred Northern California; More Fire Weather Possible Next WeekWeather in Northern California and across the Bay Area turned cool Thursday as firefighters worked to increase containment of numerous wildfires, but a once-promising prospect of significant weekend rain in some areas was fizzling.
Glass Fire Update: New Evacuations Ordered, Weary Crews Face Another Red Flag Warning; Firefighters Survive Close CallThe Glass Fire roared through the steep, rugged canyons near Angwin early Wednesday while an army of weary firefighters, on the brink of exhaustion from nearly two months of intense firefights in Northern California, battled to keep the blaze from spilling over Highway 29.
Glass Fire Update: Cal Fire Expands Evacuation Order For Area West Of State Routes 29 And 128 In Napa CountyCal Fire on Tuesday night issued an immediate evacuation order in Napa County for all areas west of State Routes 29 and 128 (Foothill Boulevard) to the county line, between Diamond Mountain Road and Petrified Forest Road.