A string of storms is giving a much-needed boost to a dismal Sierra snowpack just before the traditional peak of the snow season.
More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday, and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures, hail, and the possibility of snow on the region’s peaks.
Nearly 4,000 PG&E customers are without power in Oakland Wednesday afternoon, according to PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian.
The rain was expected to taper off a bit during the afternoon hours, leaving scattered rainfall throughout the Bay Area for much of the day. Temperatures will remain on the cool side Wednesday. The storm door remains open for the rest of the week with unsettled weather and rain expected most days into next week. Friday looks like the driest day on the horizon through the weekend.
Many Bay Area communities need over a foot of rain to return to normal, and that still won’t replenish the deficit caused by the on-going drought. How bad is your city?…
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