A series of powerful rainstorms is expected to hit the Bay Area beginning Wednesday morning, dumping up to 8 inches of rain on parts of the region, a National Weather Service forecaster said Monday.
A section of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach remained closed Wednesday afternoon as crews work to clean up a sewage discharge. The beach has a no-swimming advisory as water quality tests are conducted
The Thanksgiving travel season got off to a bumpy start at San Francisco International Airport on Friday, as a wet weather pattern moved into the area.
Temperatures are expected to be above normal in the Bay Area through the rest of the week. But forecasters said the first major storm of the season could hit the region next week.
Water officials in Santa Clara County are still advising residents to conserve, but are not making it mandatory this year.
The storm that struck Thursday night triggered more than 700 lightning strikes around the Bay Area, set new records for rainfall and left thousands without power, officials said Friday.
Forecasters said an unsettled weather system moving into the area Thursday night is bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds.
Rain was in the forecast for the Bay Area this week as a slow-moving storm system was expected to hit the region early Tuesday.
The leading edge of another Bay Area storm was set to bring rain across the area.
Rain was falling across the Bay Area again Friday morning and forecasters said more precipitation is on the way.