Flash Flood

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When Will It Rain? Hour-By-Hour Tracking Of The Storm

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.

02/05/2015

Swollen Russian River

20.5-Foot Rise In River Levels As 10 Inches Of Rain Set To Hit Bay Area Mountains

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.

02/04/2015

Flooding from the December 2014 storms in downtown Healdsburg (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

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.

02/04/2015

89th Street and Edgeworth Avenue in Daly City (Miguel Escobar)

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.

12/11/2014

A car is stuck in a flooded portion of The Alameda in San Jose, December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Flash Flood Watch In Effect For The Whole Bay Area

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.

12/11/2014

(CBS SF)

Cracked Dam Leaking Water Prompts Flash Flood Warning In Tuolumne County

A flash flood warning was issued in Tuolumne County after water started leaking from a cracked dam on Twain Harte Lake late Sunday morning.

08/04/2014

Swollen Russian River

Flood Fears Fade After 3rd Storm In Series Drenches Bay Area

Residents of Northern California hunkered down Sunday after a powerful storm drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and flooded streets.

12/02/2012

Capitola, flood, storm, river, mud

FEMA Denies Flood-Ravaged Capitola Disaster Assistance Money

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/22/2011

Capitola, flood, storm, river, mud

Capitola Still Waits On Disaster Relief From Storms

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011