KPIX 5 Chief Meteorologist Paul Deanno reports that only 1.34 inches of rainfall has been recorded downtown since the start of the year. A normal total through February would be 8.51 inches.
Tuesday’s wet weather is a welcome sight for water officials in Silicon Valley as the lack of rainfall this season has already reached historic levels.
Scheduled precipitation this week could be key for California’s citrus and berry industries.
The Bay Area began to dry out Wednesday morning after a night of wind and rain that left thousands of people without power.