A large tropical storm dumped rain over Northern California, drenching the Bay Area and causing some flooding in the Yosemite Valley and the Lake Tahoe area Saturday.
The Merced River reached its flood stage at 8 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The storm that started Friday dropped more than 3 inches of rain in the Yosemite ...Read more
The creeks, streams and rivers leading snowmelt out of the Sierra Nevada will likely flood this weekend as a powerful storm moves over Northern California and dumps inches of rain from the coast to the Nevada border.
The "atmospheric river," as the plumes of water vapor are called, is loaded with warm tropical moisture that will accelerate ...Read more
MIAMI -- Get ready to batten down the hatches. Again.
In a preseason forecast issued Thursday, Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project predicts the upcoming hurricane season that begins June 1 will again be busy, although not as bad as the brutal 2017 season. The forecast calls for seven hurricanes, three hurricanes at Cat 3 ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Slick, sloppy and slow. Snowy, too. Very snowy.
A morning rush hour more typical of January was underway Tuesday in Minneapolis, and it's likely to be like that all day as an early spring storm pounds the Twin Cities and much of southern Minnesota.
The evening commute could be tough, too, as snow will fall all day and won't stop...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A second and final day of heavy rains began pummeling Southern California early Thursday morning as Santa Barbara County residents awakened to emergency phone alerts and calls to evacuate wildfire burn areas.
"Flash flood watch in effect for SB County," read the 5:19 a.m. alert. "Leave now if you are still in evac/burn areas."
MONTECITO, Calif. -- A powerful storm moved into Southern California on Wednesday, drenching fire-ravaged neighborhoods and setting several new rainfall records for the day but so far not causing the damage and destruction that some officials feared.
The storm marked a direct hit by an "atmospheric river" system but has proved to be less ...Read more
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