The nearly record-breaking summerlike temperatures Monday and Tuesday seemed like a distant memory Thursday as Mother Nature unloaded pellets of rain on San Franciscans. Temperatures dropped and winds kicked up whilst rain fell from the sky.
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It’s been hella hot outside, but the heat wave is over.
In San Francisco, temperatures soared into the high 70s on Monday and Tuesday, but a cooling pattern today is expected to bring more typical weather for November, with rain possible.
According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in The City today will peak in the mid-60s — a whopping 20 degrees lower than the start of the week. By Thursday, rain is even forecasted. Read More
The National Weather Service issued a high surf warning Thursday afternoon and evening, with swells of up to 15 feet along the Peninsula coast and breaking waves as high as 20 feet on local beaches. The high waves fueled speculation the Mavericks Invitational surf contest might happen soon. The Half Moon Bay competition could occur anytime within a three-month window that began this month, with surfers given 24 hours of notice. Read More
The remaining 208 customers without power this morning in North Richmond were expected to have their power restored by 6:30 a.m. after ten of thousands of customers were in the dark since 11:15 p.m. Friday night, a PG&E spokeswoman said.
More than 28,000 customers in Richmond were in the dark overnight because of a transmission outage, spokeswoman Jana Morris said. A majority of customers had power restored by 5 a.m. this morning. Read More
The parking lots at Candlestick Park will start filling up hours before the gates open Sunday, but not even the most hard-core tailgaters will beat Roger Revel to the stadium.Revel, the main groundskeeper for the stadium, will be hard at work putting the finishing touches on the field at 6 a.m. Read More
Fans headed to Sunday’s game should pack a poncho and an extra sweater to ensure that wet weather doesn’t dampen their experience.
The first major winter storm will arrive this weekend, drenching the region, National Weather Service forecaster Steve Anderson said.
The brunt of the storm should arrive Friday night, bringing 1 to 2 inches of rain. A short reprieve is expected Saturday afternoon. Read More
A winter storm blasted the Pacific Northwest Wednesday, dumping near-record snow in some areas, hammering parts of Oregon with winds as high as 110 mph and bringing much of the region to a standstill.
From the Washington state capital in Olympia to the Oregon coast, schools were closed, roads were clogged with snow and hundreds of accidents and dozens of flights were cancelled. Read More
Seattle, a city more accustomed to rain than snow, prepared for a potentially major snow storm to hit Wednesday as the city's mayor urged residents to stay off roads and school officials prepared for the worst.
Snow has been falling steadily in various parts of western Washington since the weekend, but meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Seattle said the biggest amounts could come on Wednesday. Read More
The calendar may read January, but the weather is indicating anything but a midwinter month. The reality is, it’s warm outside — and it’s likely to remain that way for at least another week, National Weather Service meteorologist Charles Bell said Sunday.A ridge of high pressure is hovering over the Bay Area, Bell said, and it is pushing any storm and moisture to the north into Canada. Read More
Living a secluded life in rural upstate New York, 10-time Grammy nominee Meshell Ndegeocello has happily divorced herself from the pop-cultural zeitgeist. Her neighbors are farmers, she says, “So I’m learning to plant things myself, and I have no interest in TV anymore because anyone who does is just an automaton.” Still, the bassist’s career is booming. Read More