Steve Paulson says today will be sunny and nice with temps in the 60s.
The 7.8 magnitude quake and its powerful aftershocks were so immense — and spread so wide, including in areas isolated by Syria’s ongoing civil war — that many are still waiting for help.
While new buildings in cities like Istanbul, Turkey were designed with modern earthquake standards in mind, the area of southern Turkey where a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck on Monday had not been seismically retrofitted.
Rescuers are hoping to pull survivors from the rubble before they succumb to the cold two days after an earthquake tore through southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria.
The danger of the deadly asmospheric river storms hasn’t passed yet. All that rain helped sprout a carpet of lush vegetation across the state which will dry out in spring and become wildfire fuel.
A devastating earthquake that impacted Turkey and Syria and killed thousands is the latest to wreak havoc globally. One of the worst since 2000 was an earthquake in Haiti, which left more than 300,000 people dead in 2010.
The Bay Area is home to thousands of people from Turkey and of Turkish descent. On Monday, two men spoke about waiting anxiously for news about their loved ones following a massive earthquake.
Steve Paulson says today will be sunny and cloudy. Temps in the 60s.
For those looking to help victims in Turkey and Syria, several organizations are taking donations for money and/or supplies.
Rescuers in Turkey and war-ravaged Syria are searching through the frigid night, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble.
Temperatures remain mild to warm, with even some spring-like flirtations later this week. KTVU Meteorologist Bill Martin says the five-day forecast will be dry.
A prayer was held Monday on the Peninsula for the victims of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey, and Syria.
There is a chance that this winter's heavy rainfall could make the wildfire season worse because there may be an abundance of growth in trees, grasses and other vegetation that could dry out and easily combust in the summer and fall.
Steve Paulson says today will be mostly clear and chilly.
A 6.7 magnitude aftershock struck about 10 minutes later. The quake was felt in Syria and Lebanon as well.
The weekend rain is expected to dry out by Sunday evening. Dry weather will return for the start of the work week. A slight warming trend will also kick in on Tuesday.
The National Weather Service in Portland/Gray, Maine, said an unusual phenomenon was responsible for the cold temperatures.
Hundreds of balloons cruise through the atmosphere daily, though none garner the attention that the Chinese vessel has.
A soggy start to the weekend as the Bay Area woke up to a steady drizzle. A stronger storm is set to hit this afternoon and into Sunday.
Rain has returned to the Bay Area after a short 16-day dry spell. Stronger storms and gusty winds are expected this weekend.