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More than 2 feet (60 centimeters) of new snow has fallen in the Sierra, where more than 6 feet (2 meters) has been recorded the past seven days at the top of some Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts, the National Weather Service said Monday.

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On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of today's global climate strikes. The turnout so far, from the Pacific Islands to Europe, has been massive. We'll also discuss the Covering Climate Now Project. More than 300 media outlets, including KALW, have been covering the climate crisis all week.

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On this edition of Your Call's One Planet series, we kick off a special week of coverage about the climate crisis with Penn State Atmospheric Science professor Michael Mann.

Sandip Roy

  As crazy weather makes headlines globally, Sandip Roy reflects on the monsoons of his past.

In the Bay Area, summer weather usually begins in the fall. Why is that? In this short-answer segment, San Francisco State meteorology professor Oswaldo Garcia explains our "peculiar" climate.

Weekend Go-Tos for January 6, 2017

Jan 6, 2017

It’s going to be wet and stormy in the Bay Area this weekend. We have a few recommendations on special events happening, rain or shine.

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

California drought: Big storm on the way for Northern California // Contra Costa Times

"After the driest January in recorded history, the Bay Area is back in the rain business.

How the biggest storm in years affected the Bay

Dec 11, 2014
Ben Trefny


Today’s storm disrupted lives up and down the Bay Area, knocking down trees, flooding roadways, and cutting power to tens of thousands of people.

Today on Your Call: What is happening with the weather?

Apr 30, 2012
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On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about changing weather patterns. We have had one of the warmest winters on record including an extended drought in parts of California. Last month was the warmest March on record since 1895, when records were first kept. What’s the link between extreme weather and climate change? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. Extreme weather events are already plaguing the country. What should we expect in the future? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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