Flooding

Caltrans crew readies emote-controlled boat.

Drone Boat Can Save Lives During Caltrans Emergency Flood Inspections Of Bridges

Thanks to their new remote-controlled boat, Caltrans can get a close up look at the span and the creek during the storm.

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

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

Cars Underwater In Daly City As Powerful Storm Pushes Through

A powerful storm causing downed trees and flooded streets continues to ravage the Bay Area Thursday, with parts like Daly City taking an especially heavy beating.

12/11/2014

(Shmuel Thaler/Santa Cruz Sentinel)

Student Trapped Under Fallen Tree In Santa Cruz During Bay Area Storm

A Santa Cruz school shut down after strong winds from Thursday morning’s storm caused a large tree branch to topple over and injure two students.

12/11/2014

(@swagnr/Twitter)

#BayAreaStorm Begins: Best Social Media Posts Capture Rain, Wind And Flooding Damage

Residents took to social media and delivered some incredible photos from the storm.

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

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

(Getty Images)

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

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