San Francisco’s fog is a notorious shapeshifter. Its thick gray mists have delayed planes, derailed sporting events, and even obscured the grand opening of The City’s tallest tower.

Our distinctive marine layer, known as both Karl and Karla on social media, has been the subject of books and documentaries and even starred as the main ingredient in locally distilled fog-harvested martinis.

Is San Francisco losing its fog? Scientists fear the worst

Photographer Engel Ching has been capturing the fog rolling in around San Francisco and its landmarks for years, but says he’s seen less of it this past year. (Courtesy Engel Ching)

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