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Peak wind gusts recorded by the National Weather service (NWS)

Hurricane-Force 135 MPH Wind Gusts Recorded In Sierra

The National Weather Service has recorded powerful wind gusts near I-80 just west of Truckee.

12/11/2014

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Storm Shuts Down San Francisco Cable Cars, Some Bay Ferry Service

Tourists willing to brave the stormy weather in San Francisco Thursday won’t get the chance to check “ride a cable car” off their San Francisco to-do list.

12/11/2014

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nearly 100K Affected By Power Outages As Storm Strikes Bay Area

PG&E is reporting close to 7,000 customers affected by power outages in the Bay Area Thursday morning.

12/11/2014

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Will Northern California’s Soggy ‘Storm Of The Decade’ Get A Name? Not Likely

Just how wintry does a winter storm need to be before the Weather Channel will give it a name? Hint: there should be plenty of white stuff.

12/11/2014

MARIN CITY - DECEMBER 03: Roadway flooding  just north of Sausalito Wednesday morning.(credit: Rochelle Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael, Berkeley, Fremont

Schools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the schools in Marin County, San Francisco Unified schools, and Oakland Unified schools.

12/10/2014

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LIVE STORM COVERAGE: Follow The KCBS Facebook Page

Live updates as they happen, with video, key emergency information, school closures and more. Join the news conversation on the KCBS Facebook page, and get more real news in your news feed.

12/10/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

A look at the FutureCast for 10am Thursday. (CBS)

Bay Area Storm Could Generate 10-Inches Of Rain, Wind Gusts Up To 50 MPH

A Pacific storm heading toward the Bay Area could generate ten inches of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, and treacherous conditions in the Sierra Nevada.

12/10/2014

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Rain Boots In Short Supply Day Before Strong Storm Expected To Hit Bay Area

A big storm with strong winds and torrential downpours is rapidly approaching the Bay Area, giving residents a reason to dust off the rain boots — if they’re lucky enough to find any locally.

12/10/2014

High Winds And Large Waves Hit The North West Coast Of The UK And Northern Ireland  December 10th, 2014 (Photo:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

It Could Be Worse: ‘Storm Of The Century,’ ‘Weather Bomb’ Hitting Britain

While the Bay Area braces for what is forecast to be the biggest storm in 6 years, if not 16 years, any hyperbole is nothing compared to what the UK is facing in a storm called the “Storm of the Century,” and a “Weather Bomb” packing 40-50 foot waves (that’s over 15 meters for Anglophiles), and 70-80 mile per hour winds.

12/10/2014

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