From Thursday through Monday, waves of water will wash over the Bay Area, drenching mountain tops in nearly a foot of rain, battering the Sierra with 100 mile per hour wind gusts, and triggering countless flash floods across the region.
The massive storm bearing down on the Bay Area will dump up to 10 inches of rain on the highest local mountains, triggering a rise in the Russian River of a whopping 20 feet, 6 inches by 3 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service river forecasts.
Coming Storm Prompts Flash Flood Watch For 3 Bay Area Counties; Up To 10 Inches Rain, 100 MPH Wind Gusts In Sierra
The Bay Area is about to be clobbered again as a storm packing wind gusts above 50 miles per hour in the higher areas, torrential rain approaching 10 inches on mountain peaks, and flash flood watches already in effect for three counties bears down on Northern California.
EMERGENCY ALERT, FLASH FLOOD WARNING: Dangerous Flooding Imminent Or Already Occurring In Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties
The National Weather Service has issued a warning of flash flooding about to occur or already happening for several Bay Area counties.
Rainfall amounts are expected to range from 5 to 7 inches for North Bay valleys with isolated amounts up to 10 inches in the
higher elevations. The National Weather Service has issued several watches and Warnings. Here are the latest.
A flash flood warning was issued in Tuolumne County after water started leaking from a cracked dam on Twain Harte Lake late Sunday morning.
Residents of Northern California hunkered down Sunday after a powerful storm drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and flooded streets.
Flash floods back in March caused massive damage in the city of Capitola but the town has been rebuffed in its request for federal disaster assistance from FEMA.
Capitola has not yet received disaster relief following those large storms in March that led to flash floods. Damage following the March floods is estimated at $17 million, AND Capitola’s emergency reserves are gone following flood repairs.