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Downtown Healdsburg 12/11/2014 (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Much-Hyped Storm Delivers Inches Of Rain, Powerful Wind, Damaging Floodwater

As promised, the San Francisco Bay area was smacked with an intense storm Thursday morning, prompting flood advisories downing trees delaying transit and cancelling classes and work for much of the Bay Area.

12/11/2014

(CBS SF)

My Home Is Flooded! Now What??

Nothing can prepare you for the devastation of finding your home or your car underwater. It could happen, though. If it does, here are the first things you should do.

12/11/2014

Flash flood in Daly City 12/11/2014 (Miguel Escobar)

STORM WATCH: Viewer Photos Of Flooding, Creeks Rising, Gale Force Wind, And Torrential Rain

Across the Bay, several inches of rain have flooded streets, garages, and business as millions are under a flash flood warning emergency, and the storm continues to pound the area with gale-force wind and torrential rain.

12/11/2014

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 flood gate in front of a business in San Anselmo, California. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

San Francisco Preps Storm Drains In Anticipation Of Flooding In Mission District

San Francisco is scrambling to prepare for a powerful storm in an area of the city notorious for flooding during heavy rain.

12/10/2014

North Bay Flooding

Rivers To Rise Up To 32 Feet By Friday, Some Hitting Flood Stage Thursday Afternoon

At least four local rivers including the Napa, Russian, Navarro and Sacramento Rivers are forecast to peak above flood stage late Thursday or early Friday, adding up to 32 feet of water to their nearly dry banks as torrential rain reaches the watershed, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration charts.

12/10/2014

(Getty Images)

Rain Boots In Short Supply Day Before Strong Storm Expected To Hit Bay Area

A big storm with strong winds and torrential downpours is rapidly approaching the Bay Area, giving residents a reason to dust off the rain boots — if they’re lucky enough to find any locally.

12/10/2014

PD FutureCast 72Hr Zoom 10am

When Will The Storm Hit? Massive Thursday Storm Hour-By-Hour Forecast

Thursday’s massive storm could be the biggest since 2008, possibly the biggest since 1998 with wind gusts over 100 miles per hour screaming over the top of the Sierra, and rainfall amounts forecast above 8 inches for coastal mountains. The key is WHEN it all hits, and that’s where the KPIX FutureCast forecast comes in.

12/09/2014

Flooding in San Francisco, December 3rd, 2014 (CBS)

San Francisco Pleads For Public’s Help Cleaning Out Storm Drains In Advance Of Monster Storm Due Wednesday Night

The potential flooding is so severe, and so imminent that San Francisco public works officials are actually asking for the public’s help clearing out clogged storm drains and other parts of the runoff system in advance of Thursday’s deluge.

12/09/2014

(Photo by Jason Oxenham/Getty Images)

Storm That Could Uproot Trees, Cause Flooding & Mudslides Enters Bay Area Forecast

The Bay Area can expect heavy rain and strong winds that could uproot trees, down power lines and cause flooding and mudslides due to a strong weather system starting late Wednesday and continuing through Thursday, National Weather Service officials said.

12/07/2014

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