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.
Residents of Northern California hunkered down Sunday after a powerful storm drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and flooded streets.
With the heaviest rainfall having passed through of the Bay Area, weather forecasters downgraded predictions of flooding on the Napa River.
The Napa and Russian rivers were expected to reach flood stage Sunday and Monday following days of heavy rain, according to CBS 5 chief meteorologist Paul Deano.
Emergency officials in Napa County have called off a search on the Napa River for a San Francisco man who went into the water while fishing early Sunday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man who was swept away while fishing in the Napa River on Tuesday.