Dense fog Friday clung to the Bay Area Friday, but that was expected to quickly give way to rain late in the day, ushering in days of wet weather and inches or rain for the drought-plagued region.
The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement Monday for parts of the coastal Bay Area including San Francisco, Sonoma and southern Monterey counties.
The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore in the overnight hours Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened.
The National Weather Service said a tornado was sighted in Northern California as a winter storm passed through the area.
Northern Californians slogged through another day of wet and windy weather as the second storm of the weekend moved through the region on Sunday.
Northern California residents recovering Monday from a series of wet, windy storms likely won’t get much of a break as another system is expected to drench the area.
While the Bay Area is getting some respite from the heavy rains, work crews in the Marin County and San Francisco are trying to clean up damage caused by this weekend’s storm.
The second in a series of storms is bringing heavy rain and flood warnings to much of Northern California.
Rain was expected to pound the Bay Area throughout the weekend, and Wednesday morning’s weather is representative of how the rest of the day will be.
The National Weather Service said rain and snow should begin falling on Wednesday and continue through Sunday. Wind gusts could reach as high as 70 mph in coastal areas.