It’s official. Winter has been cancelled and we are catapulting over Spring and entering Summer. I must admit, for the first time this “Winter” season, my hopes are dashed. I am putting away my coats, storing my sweaters and packing up my rain boots. My “cold weather running gear” was never used this Winter.
Mother Nature set the stage for a spectacular stormy performance Saturday night complete with hail, lightning and double rainbows just as the sun was going down.
The stormy weather moved through leaving kids in San Jose hail deep enough to sled on. Others built a snowman!
The Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows and Northstar resorts just north of Lake Tahoe reported 16-17 inches of new snow.
A cold storm system dropping down from the north will bring showers and possible thunderstorms to our area starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.
The Bay Area is about to get hit with the season’s last round of high seas known as the “King Tides.”
After four days of rainfall, the San Francisco Bay Area has seen SOME relief to some areas, while other regions remain in “EXTREME to EXCEPTIONAL Drought. Over a foot of rain accumulated in Venado (12 miles west of Healdsburg) and as a result, the coastal mountains are now considered in a “Severe Drought”, not as dismal as the remaining Bay Area. In fact, many interior valleys received less than 1 inch of precipitation in the rain gauge and the Salinas Valley tallied less than 1/2 inch from the Friday through Monday rain event. Not nearly enough to note markedly improved conditions there.
The Bay Area received some impressive rain over the last few days. One of the wettest spots is a place many people probably haven’t heard of.
Crews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend’s Bay Area storm.
East Coast weather has prompted 22 cancellations at San Francisco International Airport Monday, airport officials said.