As predicted, a powerful storm arrived Friday, ending a near historic dry stretch for the Bay Area.
A fallen tree has knocked out power to slightly more than 2,000 customers Friday morning in Redwood City and North Fair Oaks, PG&E officials said.
Today we have a Flood WATCH and a wind ADVISORY in effect. What is the difference?
Heavy rain began moving into the North Bay Friday as the rest of the Bay Area awaited their turn for the storm to move over their neighborhoods.
A thunderstorm rolled through the Sacramento area causing widespread power outages Friday morning.
PG&E crews trimmed tree branches in Orinda in the hope of avoiding power outages during a storm entering the Bay Area over Thursday night.
Crews in San Francisco were busy clearing storm drains in preparation for an incoming storm Thursday.
From Thursday through Monday, waves of water will wash over the Bay Area, drenching mountain tops in nearly a foot of rain, battering the Sierra with 100 mile per hour wind gusts, and triggering countless flash floods across the region.
For snow to fall in Tahoe three things need to happen. First, The air must contain sufficient moisture. Secondly, The air must be forced upward. And lastly, the air temperature must cool to 32 degrees or below as the air is rising.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the San Francisco Bay Area in effect from 4 a.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday.