Tuesday’s dry, sunny weather was expected to turn wet overnight with a rainy, cold front passing through the region.
KPIX 5 Chief Meteorologist Paul Deanno reports that only 1.34 inches of rainfall has been recorded downtown since the start of the year. A normal total through February would be 8.51 inches.
A winter storm hit Northern California on Tuesday, bringing with it chilly temperatures, rain and snow as low as 1,500 feet.
Gray skies and drizzle are in the forecast for the Bay Area Wednesday, but no heavy rainfall is expected, a national weather service forecaster said.
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 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.