Flooding

(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

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#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

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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

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