Wildfires, El Nino, Heavy Rain, A Recipe For Destructive Mudslides, Floods In CaliforniaScientists say Californians may be in for one of the wettest winters in years due to a powerful El Nino event, but areas scorched by wildfires will be especially vulnerable to mudslides and flooding.
2 Mudslides Reported On Highway 1 Between Stinson Beach And BolinasThe California Highway Patrol is reporting two mud and rock slides on State Highway 1 Friday afternoon.
4 Bay Area Counties Declare State Of Emergency After Storms Bring Mudslides, FloodingTehama, Sonoma, Marin and Lake counties have proclaimed "local emergencies" following the storms last week.
Crews Rappel Down Telegraph Hill To Prevent Rock Slides Before Big Storm Hits Bay AreaWorkers are using crowbars to loosen rocks that could crash down during heavy rains or runoff Thursday and Friday.
Highway 1 Near Jenner To Remain Closed Through Next WeekState Highway 1 between Meyers Grade Road north of Jenner and Timber Cove Road north of Fort Ross on the Sonoma Coast will remain closed for at least a week.
Bay Area Drenched In Latest Storm, Flooding Fears Not OverA flash flood watch will remain in effect for most of the Bay Area extending to the Santa Cruz Mountains throughout the weekend.
Bay Area Soaked By Powerful Storm; Flood Worries IncreaseThe second in a series of storms was hitting the Bay Area and Northern California, with heavy rain and wind knocking out power and causing localized flooding.