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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.


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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.


Photo taken by Mark Ristineins of Oroville.

NWS: Storms Bringing Possibility Of Tornadoes To NorCal

The National Weather Service is asking tornado spotters to be on the lookout for weak funnel clouds that could be hitting the northern part of the Sacramento Valley Wednesday.


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VIDEO: Tornado Touches Down In Rural Yolo County

The National Weather Service has given Friday’s tornado spotted near Woodland an EF0 rating.


The rain-swollen San Gabriel River brushes against a bridge in Los Angeles County. (Getty Images)

Storm Brings Short-Term Flooding But No Long-Term Drought Relief

Rain from Southern California storm not enough to ease the state’s drought.


2013 was a record dry year for many communities in California. (Getty Images)

California marks 2013 as historically dry year

Sacramento ended 2013 14 inches below average rainfall.


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Water Restrictions Coming As Folsom Lake Levels Projected To Set Record

Folsom tells homeowners to turn off sprinklers as Folsom Lake was at 367 feet on Monday, or 21 percent of capacity and 43 percent of normal for this time of the year.


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Hypothermia Kills 4 In Bay Area Cold Snap

Three of the victims died at homeless encampments in San Jose, while a fourth died in a garage “with the door opened.”


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Large Storm Blamed For At Least 8 Deaths Continues To Plow Across US

A large storm already blamed for at least eight deaths in the West slogged through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other parts of the Southwest on Sunday, leading to hundreds of flight cancellations as it slowly churned east ahead of Thanksgiving.


A powerful storm has killed 3 people in Northern California. (Getty Images)

3 Killed In California As Winter Weather Hits West

3 people were killed in blustery Northern California, football playoffs were called off because of rain in Arizona, and dozens of cars became stranded in snowy rural Nevada as winter weather barreled through the West.


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UPDATED: 3 Killed As Strong Winds Blast Northern California

Two people have been killed as high winds whipped through the Bay Area that knocked out power to thousands of residents.


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Storm Continues To Dump Rain, Snow Across Region

Storm totals as of 4 AM Wed: Valley rain (north-Yuba City, Oroville): 1-1.5” Valley rain (Sac area): .50-.75” Valley rain (Stockton area): .30” Foothills rain: .75 – 1” Sierra snow: 3”+ (above 6500’) Today: Additional […]