Dear Californians: It’s called weather

After coming to UC Berkeley, you learn one thing about Golden State natives: Weather freaks them out. If the temperature isn’t between 70 and 80 degrees, you can bet there will be Snapchats, Facebook posts and Instagram pictures complaining about it. Since we’re now immersed fully into fall, we’ve already
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5 things you didn’t miss about rain days

When you expect an advisory warning email from the Berkeley Police Department more than you expect rain, you know something’s wrong with the world. Even though the rain this weekend was good for the earth, there were definitely some things we at the Clog didn’t miss about the water. 1.
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10 ways to deal with weird weather

Here in Berkeley, it’s pretty much a reliable notion that the weather forecast is going to be unreliable every second of every day. No matter what your weather app says, it’s going to turn from freezing cold to scorching hot within a matter of minutes — and rain likes to
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A day to celebrate the fact that we’re still alive

Wednesday is national Near Miss Day, named after a massive asteroid came alarmingly close to destroying planet Earth on that day in 1989. By “alarmingly close,” we mean 600,000 miles, but given the magnitude of space, we should count our lucky stars — and asteroids — that we weren’t all blown to bits.
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Rainy day activities

The end of the glorious days of winter break can be disappointing, and it seems like the weather is echoing our melancholy. If looking at your weather app and seeing rain clouds for almost every day of week makes you wish you could hibernate through spring semester or the end
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NorCal vs. SoCal weather

Pretty much the only constant thing about the weather in California is that it’s not constant at all. The temperature here is just like the dorm elevators: high one moment, low the next and never, ever reliable. If you’re from SoCal, you’re pretty okay with this crazy weather, as long
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Remarks on the rain

Yesterday, while students were either recovering from the Halloween weekend or cramming for midterms at Caffe Strada, a peculiar sound was heard throughout Berkeley: rain. This year, it’s predicted that northern California will get more rain than usual because of El Nino, a climate phenomenon that typically occurs every seven
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How to dress for the absurd Berkeley weather

Usually, chatting about the weather is a last resort of a failing conversation. Lately, however, a conversation about the weather hasn’t seemed quite as mundane — probably because the weather has been insane. What’s up with all the sun and the rain and the cold and the warm all within
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5 unconventional ways to enjoy this rainy weather

Once you’ve lived in Berkeley long enough, you realize that this seemingly arbitrary rainy weather can be pretty annoying. Sometimes there’s so much rain we swear it’s monsoon season. And sometimes there’s that irritating, drippy rain that gets under your umbrella — the water form of someone pointing their finger
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