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A fallen tree on Brookdale Avenue fell during a storm earlier this month, damaging a home which displaced two families. (Courtesy The Red Cross)

National Weather Service issues wind advisory for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the San…

 

Two boys who had the day off from school due to a storm trudge through the water on Mission Street at Russia Avenue, Jan. 19 2016.

Storms make significant dent in California drought, new federal records show

LOS ANGELES — A week of powerful storms in Northern California has…

 

Fisherman's Wharf during a storm in 2016. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

SF ramps up preparations for big weekend storm

A large storm that's meant to wallop the state of California and…

 

Flooding at Oyster Point Marina during a king tide event in 2015. (Courtesy Sabrina Brennan)

‘Extreme’ king tides expected through Friday

The National Weather Service has released a coastal hazard advisory for the…

Flooding at Oyster Point Marina during a king tide event in 2015. (Courtesy Sabrina Brennan)
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Rainy weather to drench SF through Friday

San Francisco is set to get drenched Thursday afternoon when the fourth…

(Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)
A child waits for the bus on Mission Street during first rain to hit San Francisco in months on Friday October 14, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner

Forecasters expect rainfall in SF next week

Rain is likely to pour down on San Francisco next week, so…

A child waits for the bus on Mission Street during first rain to hit San Francisco in months on Friday October 14, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner
(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Triple-digit temps to hit Bay Area this week

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week,…

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Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river crests

FORT WORTH, Texas — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced…

Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Record-breaking warm weather is expected in the Bay Area this week. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Record-breaking warm weather expected in Bay Area this week

Temperatures around the Bay Area will pick up drastically during the middle…

Record-breaking warm weather is expected in the Bay Area this week. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

‘Severe’ thunderstorms anticipated Sunday, Monday after overnight rainfall

San Francisco was drenched in more than an inch of rain Saturday…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Weather service issues flash flood watch for San Francisco

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)

Showers expected to roll in after dry February

San Francisco will quench its thirst for rain once again this week…

A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)
Greg Long, left, and Jamie Sterling surf a giant wave during the Mavericks surf contest in Half Moon Bay. The world's best big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks has been set to start today. Mavericks is the world's premiere, high adrenaline, big wave surfing event is a one-day invitation-only surfing competition that is held at the legendary Mavericks surf break located near Half Moon Bay, about 20 miles south of San Francisco. (Ben Margot/AP)

Titans of Mavericks surf contest on tap

HALF MOON BAY — A surfing competition touted as one of the…

Greg Long, left, and Jamie Sterling surf a giant wave during the Mavericks surf contest in Half Moon Bay. The world's best big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks has been set to start today. Mavericks is the world's premiere, high adrenaline, big wave surfing event is a one-day invitation-only surfing competition that is held at the legendary Mavericks surf break located near Half Moon Bay, about 20 miles south of San Francisco. (Ben Margot/AP)
Patty O'Brien, center, kneels down in the back of Rittenhouse Hardware to compare the snow shovels that are for sale in Pennsylvania on Thursday.  (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Washington in bullseye of potentially historic storm

WASHINGTON — The forecast for a historic blizzard has been there for…

Patty O'Brien, center, kneels down in the back of Rittenhouse Hardware to compare the snow shovels that are for sale in Pennsylvania on Thursday.  (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

5 bodies found in plane wreckage in Kern County orchard

BAKERSFIELD — Rescuers pulled five bodies from the wreckage of a small…

Scattered showers expected Thursday evening; surf advisory in effect

Bay Area commuters may have a wet commute on the way home…

Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas and plastic ponchos as raindrops fell from the skies Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The precipitation is a welcomed sight with California facing one of the most severe droughts on record. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Cold, rainy weather expected in Bay Area this week

Cold, rainy and windy weather is set to hit the Bay Area…

Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas and plastic ponchos as raindrops fell from the skies Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The precipitation is a welcomed sight with California facing one of the most severe droughts on record. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Storm brings thunder, lightning to Bay Area

Monday morning's rain and thunderstorms brought downpours, lightning and even hail to…

Gabrielle LurieSucculents and cacti are becoming a more popular item for box windows as they require very little water. The Sloat Garden Center in the Sunset has seen an increase in their drought-resistant plants since the drought began two years ago. Marshall Crutcher who works at the Sloat Garden Center organizes the drought tolerant plants and makes sure that they have enough water.

SF ends record-breaking warm winter as drought impacts deepen

A record-breaking warm winter in San Francisco does not bode well for…

Gabrielle LurieSucculents and cacti are becoming a more popular item for box windows as they require very little water. The Sloat Garden Center in the Sunset has seen an increase in their drought-resistant plants since the drought began two years ago. Marshall Crutcher who works at the Sloat Garden Center organizes the drought tolerant plants and makes sure that they have enough water.

King tides could result in coastal flooding, strong rip tides

King tides are expected to impact shorelines across the Bay Area through…