Weather Links

The following links may be helpful in monitoring the weather.

Weather Outlook Information

NOAA Storm Prediction Center

Forecast Information  

NWS The San Francisco Area Weather
NWS Martinez, CA Local 7-Day Forecast
NWS Martinez, CA Hourly Weather Forecast Graph
NWS Forecast Weather Table Interface
NWS Bay Area Graphical QPF
NWS Graphical Forecasts - San Francisco/Monterey, CA
NWS Model Output Statistics 

San Francisco State University (SFSU) California Regional Weather Server
    SFSU - Composite Weather Maps
    SFSU - Barometric Pressure Maps
    SFSU - Sea Level Barometric Analysis
    SFSU - height of analysis at 300mb
    SFSU - height analysis at 500 mb
    SFSU - jet stream model

Forecast and Current Conditions

CNRFC Google™ Maps Interface
National Water Model (Information about the National Water Model)
National Water Model Map (Map that shows predicted flows in most rivers and streams in the US. This is still being perfected.)

Current Information

CDEC Stations Map (Zoom to Contra Costa to see all stations that report their data to CDEC)
Concord Buchanan Field Airport, California
USGS Marsh Creek Stream Gage, Brentwood
USGS San Ramon Stream Gage, San Ramon
USGS Water Watch Map  (Google™ Maps Version)
USGS Google™ Maps Real-Time Stream Flow

NWS South Pacific Loop
NWS San Francisco Bay Area Radar
NWS San Francisco Bay Area, Base Reflectivity Loop
NWS Satellite Imagery
    Infrared ,Western US, 16KM, Animated (best for viewing Pacific storms)
NWS Observed Precipitation Map-San Francisco Bay Area
NWS Google™ Maps Data Interfaces
NWS Google™ Maps Data Interfaces - Precipitation
NWS Contra Costa County Precipitation Map
NWS 24 Hour Precipitation Summary
    (Pan Down To - San Francisco Bay Area-Peninsula and East Bay Counties)
NWS Weather and Hazards Data Viewer
NWS 3-day History at Concord, Buchanan Field, CA
NWSChat Local Storms (Map with weather related damage points, etc. Click "Real Time" or change dates)

Tide Information

NWS Tide Gauge Links
NWS Tide and Meteorological Gauges: Contra Costa County
NWS Tide Gauges: Contra Costa County

Drought Information

Drought Monitor
State Drought Information

State Climate Data

State Climate and Meteorology Data

Groundwater Information

Department of Water Resources (IRWIS)

General Information

NASA Earth Observatory

Emergency Preparedness and Safety Information

NOAA - Emergency  Supplies Kit
National Safety Council - Emergency Preparedness: Are You Ready for a Disaster?

Information from Private Industry

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 companies, their products, sponsors, or their website content.

CBS Channel 5 San Francisco Radar for Martinez "WonderMap" Interactive WonderMap
Tides from
Weather Alert Services 


NWS = National Weather Service (part of NOAA)
NOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
USGS = United States Geological Survey