Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a National Weather Service forecaster said.
Rainy condition on Christmas Day were expected to continue as a front coming into the San Francisco Bay Area will bring moderate to heavy showers this evening, according to a forecaster for the National Weather Service.
This year’s drenching rains have many concerned about the possibility of landslides, but one expert from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said they don’t necessarily happen during the rain.
Heavy rain, pounding waves and plenty of snow in the mountains are all in the forecast as Northern Californians brace for a weekend of wintry weather.
Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings Friday, and CBS 5′s Chief Meteorologist Paul Deanno said it’s only the beginning.
A portion of Marsh Creek Road in Clayton was closed because a sinkhole was starting to form there, according to Contra Costa County’s Public Works Department.
A weak storm system is making its way through the Bay Area Tuesday, but once it passes, there will be dry weather for the next week or so, a National Weather Service forecaster said.
Work crews in Lafayette continued repairs Monday on the giant sinkhole caused by last weekend’s storm. But engineers said the road won’t be permanently fixed for several months.
Northern California residents recovering Monday from a series of wet, windy storms likely won’t get much of a break as another system is expected to drench the area.
Two sinkholes were caused by heavy rain from a powerful storm that passed through the Bay Area over the weekend.