Weather

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Tim Ryan
October 04, 2019 - 12:09 pm
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for several counties in the North Bay this weekend, saying conditions are ripe for a wildfire.
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A sign on the Soul Rebel coffee shop in Calistoga notifies customers that the shop is one of many PG&E users who lost power in a deliberate power outage to reduce fire risks on Sept. 25, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 25, 2019 - 6:56 am
CALISTOGA (KCBS Radio) -- PG&E began a round of so-called Public Safety Power Shutoffs before dawn on Wednesday as hot, dry, windy conditions prevail over Northern California. According to PG&E's website, approximately 1,400 customers in scattered parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties are in...
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Heat Advisory issued for Bay Area
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
September 12, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Summer is not over just yet. Temperatures in parts of the Bay Area could top 100 degrees before the end of the week, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Heat Advisory for Thursday and Friday.
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FILE - In this July 17, 2019, file photo, three migrants who had managed to evade the Mexican National Guard and cross the Rio Grande onto U.S. territory walk along a border wall set back from the geographical border, in El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to fund immigration detention beds and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez, File)
AP News
August 27, 2019 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number of beds for detained immigrants and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases play out. The news comes as...
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In this photo taken Monday, July 22, 2019, chinook salmon is seen after being unloaded at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. California fishermen are reporting one of the best salmon fishing seasons in more than a decade, thanks to heavy rain and snow that ended the state's historic drought. It's a sharp reversal for chinook salmon, also known as king salmon, an iconic fish that helps sustain many Pacific Coast fishing communities. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
AP News
August 22, 2019 - 5:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trolling off the California coast, Sarah Bates leans over the side of her boat and pulls out a long, silvery fish prized by anglers and seafood lovers: wild king salmon. Reeling in a fish "feels good every time," but this year has been surprisingly good, said Bates, a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2019, file photo, firefighters battle the Marsh Fire near the town of Brentwood in Contra Costa County, Calif. California fire officials say acreage burned so far in 2019 is down 90% compared to the average over the past five years. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
August 19, 2019 - 6:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is not burning. At least not as much as it has in recent years. Acreage burned through Sunday is down 90% compared to the average over the past five years and down 95% from last year, according to statistics from the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The...
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Hot Sun
KCBS Radio Morning News
August 14, 2019 - 7:18 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for inland portions of the Bay Area as scorching weather threatened to push inland temperatures well above 100 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday. Meanwhile, officials are tapping into an array of Bay Area libraries,...
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Golden Gate Bridge with fog
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 12, 2019 - 7:50 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- A change in the wind Wednesday morning heralded an end to a record-setting spell of hot Bay Area weather. Weather stations in San Francisco began to show a stirring of a westerly wind just after dawn, and within a few hours, a fresh breeze was pushing cooler air and...
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Car dashboard temperature readout
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 10, 2019 - 5:58 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Bay Area residents who'd just finished complaining about the cooler-than-normal weather in May are now being baked by a heat wave. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Monday , predicting numerous places will see afternoon temperatures above 100...
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