CA Drought: North Bay Water Flowing, Grass Greener Thanks To Recent RainfallThe grass is greener and the water is flowing in the drought-stricken North Bay after a windfall of rain and according to the forecast, it is expected to get even better.
Atmospheric River Runoff Reignites Natural 'Firefall' in Yosemite National ParkHorsetail Fall in Yosemite doesn't usually flow this time of year but the recent severe storms that swept through the area brought it surging back to life and created the phenomenon known as a "firefall."
Atmospheric River: PG&E Says Power Restored To Nearly 851,000 Customers After Massive StormNearly all of the 851,000 electrical customers who lost power during the powerful atmospheric river storm that hit California this week have had their service restored, Pacific Gas & Electric said.
Torrential Rains Ease 'Exceptional' Drought Conditions In Marin CountySunday's atmospheric river storm has eased drought conditions in Marin County, but the region has a long way to go before it emerges from the bone-dry conditions that have led to parched hillsides and water use restrictions, according to federal drought officials.
Stretch Of Highway 1 Near Big Sur Likely Closed For A Week Due To Rockslide Following StormA rockslide on the rugged central California coast forced closure of a long stretch of Highway 1 on Wednesday, state highway authorities said.
Combination Bomb Cyclone and Atmospheric River Drenches State But Impact on Drought Still UnknownA powerful weather event that combined a “bomb cyclone” and an “atmospheric river” swept through California earlier this week set rainfall records doused wildfires, yet its impact on the state’s drought conditions was yet to be seen Wednesday.
UPDATE: Power Restored to All but 1,100 PG&E Customers After Weekend StormPG&E crews as of Wednesday morning have restored power to all but a small fraction of the more than 800,000 customers who had outages as a result of a large storm that blew through Northern California on Sunday, utility officials said.
Video: Howling Atmospheric River Winds Making Golden Gate Bridge SingThe howling gale forces winds, whipped up by a potent atmospheric river, whistled through the railing grates of the Golden Gate Bridge, creating an eerie sound track for the storm as it ripped through the San Francisco Bay Area.
UPDATE: Napa's Silverado Trail Remains Closed Due to Storm DamageNapa Valley's Silverado Trail was partially damaged due to storm-related flooding on Monday morning, which caused a portion of the trail to close until repair work is completed, Napa County Public Works announced Tuesday afternoon.
Departing Atmospheric River Blankets Tahoe Ski Resorts With 3 Feet Of SnowAfter battering the San Francisco Bay Area with torrential downpours and flooding, a potent atmospheric river took aim at the Tahoe Basin, dumping as much as three feet of snow on the higher elevations, before departing out of Northern California.
Thousands In Bay Area Still Without Power Following Bomb Cyclone, Atmospheric RiverMore than 12,600 PG&E customers remained without power in the Bay Area as of Tuesday morning as a result of this weekend's major storm that blew through the region, a utility spokesman said.
Desperately-Needed Rainfall from Bomb Cyclone, Atmospheric River Gives Hope For North Bay Drought RecoveryThis was a storm that came with expectations, not just for what the weekend might look like but what it could mean in the larger context of crawling out of two years of drought. It was just one storm, but it did not disappoint.
Atmospheric River: North Bay Water Officials Wait & See On Easing Restrictions After Major StormThanks to the massive storm over the weekend, the Russian River in the North Bay is once again full of water.
UPDATE: Residents in Santa Cruz Mountain Dig Out From Storm DebrisA massive clean-up effort was underway in the Santa Cruz mountains Monday as crews removed downed trees and restored power to people living in the path of Sunday's powerful storm.
UPDATE: San Francisco Public Works Crews Scramble to Clean Up After Historic StormPublic Work crews in San Francisco were working hard Monday to respond to the hundreds of calls they’ve received regarding downed trees from Sunday's storm.