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Wetter Weather To Continue, Forecasters Say

Forecasters are saying with increasing confidence that California will continue to a good amount of rain in the coming months.

12/18/2014

After California's driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state's first heavy downpours in years.(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

New Storm Bringing More Rain To California

More rain is headed to California, but the two storms approaching the region aren’t packing the wallop delivered by a major storm last week.

12/15/2014

Arcade Creek is flooded the day after storms rolled through. (Credit: CBS13)

Storm Brings Record Rainfall To Many Areas

Five different areas reported record amounts of rainfall after Thursday’s storm.

12/12/2014

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Saturated Ground And High Winds Knock Down Trees

Large trees were no match for high winds and saturated ground this morning as they toppled onto property and led to power outages and traffic delays.

12/11/2014

GOES-East image of the continental United States showing the storms on the east and west coasts. (Credit: NOAA/NASA)

Northern California Braces For Powerful Storm

Northern California residents are bracing for a powerful storm that could be the biggest in five years and prompted the National Weather Service to issue a high wind and flash flood warning.

12/10/2014

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California’s Drought Status Unchanged Despite Rain

National drought experts say 99.7 percent of California remains in moderate drought or worse despite recent heavy rains.

12/04/2014

After California's driest three years on record, there have been few sounds as disturbing to water conservationists as the whisk-whisk-whisk of automatic lawn sprinklers kicking on directly behind TV reporters covering some of the state's first heavy downpours in years.(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Storms Bring Rain, Snow To Parched California

Drenching storms moving across Northern California on Saturday were helping the state catch up on normal rainfall totals for the year, but forecasters stressed that one rainy weekend would barely move the needle on California’s three-year drought.

11/29/2014

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Coming Storms Could Wallop Parts Of Northern California

A series of storms heading toward Northern California could bring more rain to parts of the region in one weekend than they have seen so far this season.

11/28/2014

A double rainbow spotted in Lake Tahoe after storms rolled through Saturday. (Photo by Nico Saboonchi)

Storms Raise Hope For Relief From California’s Drought

Hours of steady rain Saturday from northern California’s third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state was moving out of its driest three years in history – while still deeply locked in drought.

11/22/2014

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Clouds May Block Partial Solar Eclipse In Northern California

Clouds will likely put a damper on the view of Thursday afternoon’s partial solar eclipse.

10/23/2014

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Fall Heat Wave Building On California Coast

Rising temperatures, falling humidity levels and Santa Ana winds are elevating fire danger in bone-dry Southern California, and forecasters say the building fall heat wave will push temperatures well above normal from San Diego to San Francisco.

10/02/2014

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Glenn County Tornado Rated An EF1

The National Weather Service has rated the tornado that touched down in Glenn County Wednesday as an EF1.

03/27/2014

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