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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

A look at the FutureCast for 10am Thursday. (CBS)

Bay Area Storm Could Generate 10-Inches Of Rain, Wind Gusts Up To 50 MPH

A Pacific storm heading toward the Bay Area could generate ten inches of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, and treacherous conditions in the Sierra Nevada.

12/10/2014

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

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20-Foot Waves To Wallop Bay Area Coast During ‘Storm Of The Decade’

A powerful storm system described by forecasters as the “storm of the decade” is expected to whip up large and dangerous surf along the Bay Area’s coastline Thursday through Saturday.

12/08/2014

Cove School Sign

3 Months After Opening, Classrooms At Corte Madera School Flooded By Storm

Wednesday’s heavy downpour flooded six out of the 16 classrooms at The Cove School in Corte Madera. As workers dry out the evacuated classrooms, the district is preparing for Friday night’s storm to prevent further water damage.

12/05/2014

A San Jose Police officer tries to slow down a driver before he plows into a massive puddle.

Exasperated Officer Throws Flare At Driver To Warn Of Car-Swallowing SJ Floodwaters

Kiet Do reports from Downtown San Jose, where a woman escaped a flooding car and a police officer threw a flare at a driver trying to protect him. 12/3/14

12/03/2014

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

‘Hell Of A Night': 3 Cars Stuck Underwater In San Francisco

Crews are cleaning up from overnight rain that swallowed three cars underneath Interstate Highway 101 at the Cesar Chavez exit in San Francisco.

12/03/2014

A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Wet Weather Floods Van Ness Muni Station In San Francisco Causing Delays In Service

The station is closed, though trains are being allowed to run through Van Ness.

12/03/2014

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

Heavy Rain Floods Car Under 3 Feet Of Water In Downtown San Jose

Continuing rain showers are causing some street flooding in San Jose Wednesday morning.

12/03/2014

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg in 2012. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Flood Advisory Issued For Entire Bay Area

The National Weather Service San Francisco Bay area has issued an urban small stream flood advisory for the entire Bay Area after one of the wettest nights in recent memory.

12/02/2014

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