Latest Southern California Storm Fades, Gusty Winds Expected

LOS ANGELES — The center of Southern California’s latest winter storm was staying well out to sea Monday and forecasters greatly scaled back the amount of rain and snow it could produce. Only light snowfall or flurries were seen in the high mountain pas...
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Fresno Rainfall Record Tied, More Rain Ahead

Keep your umbrella and raincoats handy. After Fresno tied a 67-year-old rainfall record Sunday with  0.78 inches, the National Weather Service-Hanford forecast calls for more rain before this storm wanes Thu...

Is Rain Coming to Clean Up Valley’s Dusty, Smoky Air?

With an air quality alert in effect this week, the central San Joaquin Valley could use a good soaking. Unfortunately, the earliest possibility of rain for the Fresno area, according to Accuweather, isn't until Saturday, Nov. 9. Listen to this articl...
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With No El Nino, How Does California’s Winter Shape Up?

Back in August, blogger Nat Johnson declared the El Niño of 2019 "officially done." Johnson isn't just any blogger, either. His day job is with the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudfro...

Business Forecast Points to Strong Valley Growth

The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index advanced to 59.0 from October’s 58.2 — a range that points to strong growth. An index greater than 50.0 indicates an expansionary economy over the next three to six months, Fresno State News reported Monday, Dec...