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Tag: snowpack

Bay Area ‘Storm’ Watch: Forecasters Say It Really Could Rain

January 28, 2014 | 9:10 am

Bay Area ‘Storm’ Watch: Forecasters Say It Really Could Rain

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Keep your fingers crossed: We’ve got a decent shot at some actual moisture falling out of the sky.

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May 2, 2013 | 3:12 pm

Hot Dry Conditions Raise Fire and Drought Fears in the Bay Area

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It didn’t rain very much. It’s unusually hot. And now the state is literally on fire. Up on Echo Summit in the Sierra, Frank Gehrke, chief surveyor for the California Department of Water Resources told the Associated Press he wasn’t finding a snowpack. “I’m finding nothing,” he said. “Seriously, there is no snow on the […]

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December 22, 2010 | 12:37 pm

California Weather & Water: How Full Are the Reservoirs?

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An ongoing project we started in the KQED newsroom last winter: California Reservoir Watch. What does the watch show today? Most of our reservoirs are just sloshing with water after a wet fall. And while it’s still too early to make a call on whether we’ll wind up with a wet winter—as our Climate Watch […]

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