Another round of rainy weather is heading toward the Bay Area just days after a powerful storm delivered a wallop of flooding and power outages throughout the region this week.
Residents near the Guerneville Bridge are taking things in stride and have been under a voluntary evacuation order following Thursday’s heavy rains, but only low-lying areas are affected.
Dozens of people were evacuated from two mobile home parks in Redwood City that were inundated with flood waters during Thursday’s storm.
Rain continued falling and the river kept rising in Guernville Friday, where it was likely to crest above 20 feet.
An urban and small flood advisory is in effect for seven of nine Bay Area counties Friday after a powerful storm flooded roadways and agricultural areas.
During Thursday’s massive storm, a Rohnert Park family patrolled the flooded streets of Rohnert Park to find stranded motorists.
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.
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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.
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.