A string of storms has allowed some ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada to finally open all of their terrain, but others still need more snow before they can swing into full operation after an unusually dry winter.
The East Coast winter storm has caused flight cancellations Thursday on the West Coast. Delays and cancellations at San Francisco International Airport could continue into Friday.
More rain and snow are on the way for Northern and Central California. The season’s first big storm arrived in the Bay Area in full force Friday night and created hazardous conditions along the coast and on the roads Saturday morning.
Calling it the first step in estimating potential losses from a major winter storm, the California Geological Survey has released its most detailed statewide map on landslide susceptibility, and the map labels several parts of the Bay Area as high hazard.
Almost two-inches of rain fell in an eight-hour period in the Sonoma County region and the torrent sent wastewater through manhole covers in the southern part of the county.