What's Up With All the Late-May Rain? Atmospheric Science Suggests AnswersFor anyone fascinated with Bay Area weather, this has been a week to question basic assumptions. KPIX meteorologist Darren Peck explores the science of West Coast weather.
February Storms Triggers Explosion Of Colorful Desert Flowers
Fast-Flowing Russian River Left Huge Piles Of Debris On California CoastThe floodwaters that crested in Russian River towns like El Nido, Guerneville, and Monte Rio have also altered the Sonoma County coastline.
Latest Wet Weather System Moves Into Bay AreaThe rain moving across much of the Bay Area Tuesday morning will intensify later in the day and early Wednesday, but won't be anywhere near as powerful as storm that blasted the North Bay last week, according to the National Weather Service.
Tahoe Prepares For Wintry Blast; Bay Area Dodges Latest Atmospheric RiverAn atmospheric river slid down the West Coast Monday, taking aim at the burn zones in Southern California and sparring the Bay Area from another dose of torrential rains and flooding.
Russian River Flooding Wreaks $155 Million in Damage Across Sonoma CountyDays of heavy rains and flooding along the Russian River have caused an estimated $155 million in damage across Sonoma County. Properties affected include 1,900 homes and 578 businesses, according to county estimates.
Evacuation Order Lifted In Area Affected By Russian River FloodingThe Sonoma County Sheriff announced Friday afternoon that the evacuation orders for the communities along the Russian River due to major flooding had been lifted.
Submerged in Sebastopol: Residents Boat Through Flooded NeighborhoodsFloodwaters from the Laguna de Santa Rosa wetlands are slowly starting to recede in Sebastopol revealing a line of debris on the ground that's a reminder of just how high the flooding reached.
Authorities Plan To Lift Russian River Evacuations Friday At NoonThe Sonoma County Sheriff's office announced Thursday evening that authorities would try to lift the evacuation order for residents of communities along the Russian River on Friday.
Flooded Russian River Submerges Several Sonoma County CommunitiesWhile torrential rains that have pounded the North Bay have subsided, the flooded Russian Rivers left parts of several communities in Sonoma County submerged under water Wednesday evening.
Eastbound Lanes Of Highway 37 In Marin ReopenedFor a second time in a month, flood waters have shut down all travel on Highway 37 between Novato and Vallejo, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Sierra Chaos: I-80 Closed, Avalanche Shuts Down AmtrakA winter storm front, fueled by an atmospheric river, has buried the Sierra under several feet of new snow, shattering all-time records, shutting down I-80 and forcing Amtrak to turn back two trains because of an avalanche and rockslide.
Avalanche, Rockslide Shuts Down Amtrak Travel Through SierraAmtrak says two trains together carrying nearly 300 passengers to and from the Bay Area stopped and reversed directions due to a railroad track closure in the Sierra Nevada.
Sonoma County Flooding Triggers School ClosingsFlooded roadways, power outages and a widespread evacuation order along the rain-swollen Russian River triggered school closings across Sonoma County on Wednesday.
Flood Stages Of Russian River And What Floods At Each StageAccording to the National Weather Service, here are the stages of flooding along the Russian River and what will be impacted.