National Weather Service

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    March 31, 2014

    Storm to Bring Rain, Wind, and Hail to the Bay Area

    Don't bother fixing your hair today. Or tomorrow for that matter. The National Weather Service posted a "special weather" alert warning of a strong cold front headed to Northern California that'll bring lots of rain and even more wind. According to the March 31 alert, the heavy rain will start M ... More >>

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    March 28, 2014

    Cops to Drivers: Don't Forget How to Drive in the Rain

    Don't put your galoshes in the closet just yet. More rain is headed this way for the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, there's a 40 percent chance of precipitation tonight with a gust of wind at 14 mph.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Yes, More Rain Will Fall on San Francisco This Week

    So enjoy your last few hours of clear skies and springtime sunshine today. According to the National Weather Service, big raindrops will start falling on the city tomorrow morning just before lunchtime. Consider it another bout of good news for dried-out San Francisco, which is still reeling from ... More >>

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    November 29, 2011

    Thick Fog, Howling Winds to Turn Bay Area into Setting for Scary Movie

    ​Bay Area residents will have to weather yet another morning of intense and dangerous fog as they make their way into work. Be careful on the Bay Bridge!   The typical fall fog will be blown away by atypical fall winds starting tomorrow morning, bringing that Wizard of Oz effect to San Franci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Happy 4/20! Here's a Guide to Music-Related Activities on Doper Day

    Photo by Jenne WarrenGet high with Cypress Hill at the Warfield tonight.​Any crunker still mired to the concept of time recognizes and observes the entirely spurious significance of April 20. Sadly, organized recognition of the day is just as ad-hoc, leaving teaheads to the dictates of their colle ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Tsunami Warning in San Francisco; Beaches Closed

    A not-so-friendly wave​Update 4:36 p.m.: One person has been declared dead after a tsunami hit the shores of Northern California earlier today, causing millions of dollars in damages to boats and surrounding docks, according to media reports. Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Friday at Noise Pop: Battlehooch and Nobunny Barrage Bottom of the Hill

    Romana MachadoBattlehooch at Bottom of the Hill Friday night.​Battlehooch Nobunny Exray's The Downer Party Friday, February 25, 2011 @ Bottom of the Hill Better than: Ice-skating down Lombard Street. Word from various authoritative sources assured me this all-ages show would be a rowdy stain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    S.F Should Give Up -- It's Not Going to Snow

    Only in Tahoe ​The much-anticipated snowfall in San Francisco was the center of a weeklong news cycle, boosting everyone's belief that we would see flakes fall for the first time in 30 years. All week, forecasters and hyped-up news stories predicted snow by Friday. As of Friday morning, temperatur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Christmas Forecast: Wind, Rain -- Thunder?

    Merry Christmas, indeed...​As San Francisco empties out and its residents head "home" to places that possibly feature traditional Christmas weather, the hangers-on will cope with a different sort of holiday climate. The weather prediction for Dec. 25: breezy, rainy, cold -- but not cold enough to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Eight Inches of Rain By End of Next Week, Forecaster Says

    Dead Umbrella ProjectThe first of many...​One of the many pearls of wisdom gleaned from Peanuts comics that Bay Area natives can attest to: "No matter how hard you try, you can't build a rain man." Those wishing to disregard this advice, however, will have plenty of raw materials on hand in the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    It'll Be Stupid Hot in San Francisco This Week

    Feelin' hot, hot, hot...​A searing heat wave is upon us -- but, worry not. No one drawing a salary from the government is asking you to do anything in response. No Spare the Air Day is in effect -- so you can feel free to barbecue to your heart's content and use the car for two-block trips. Right? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2010

    It's Stupid Hot -- Are You Happy Now?

    ​The lamentations of countless San Franciscans who took issue with San Francisco weather have found their way to the weather gods. It's going to be hot as balls today (92 degrees -- but down to sensible temperatures by the weekend) -- and a Spare the Air Day is again in effect. Here's our ozone fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    California Drought May Go Away Because the Rain Won't

    National Weather ServiceFolsom Dam is suffering from the blues.​If you are a rain lover, it's been a rough last three years. Hell, for many people it feels like we've had a drought since this year's high school graduates were born.With the rain pounding San Francisco and much of California over th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Easiest Accolade EVER: SF Declared Tsunami-Ready

    The thing is, budgets are really complicated and stuff. You know man, like, numbers. Numbers, man! Meanwhile, achieving trademark-Tsunami readiness must have been easy as pie for us.

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    November 19, 2008

    Voodoo on the Vine

    The origins of the increasingly popular Biodynamic wine are steeped in the occult and bad science.

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