A large tree branch and downed power lines closed state Highway 9 in Santa Clara County for about two hours Sunday afternoon, according to the CHP.
Northern California was lashed by a second wet and windy storm with the potential to take down trees and power lines on Sunday, days after a similar system moved through the region.
Northern California got a break Saturday from a wet and windy storm that downed trees and power lines, ripped through freeway and street signs and led to dozens of flight cancellations at San Francisco’s airport.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted to declare a state of emergency Friday after recent rain and windstorms caused an estimated $3.4 million in damage.
Transportation officials say a section of Highway 1 through Sonoma County closed because of storm damage will remain closed indefinitely.
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.
Two sinkholes were caused by heavy rain from a powerful storm that passed through the Bay Area over the weekend.
Residents of Northern California hunkered down Sunday after a powerful storm drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and flooded streets.
Gusty winds knocked over a big rig on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, blocking both eastbound lanes on Sunday morning.
As the latest in a series of storms to hit the Bay Area continued to move south, PG&E worked to restore electricity to more than 20,000 customers who lost power.