UPDATE: Flood Waters Shut Down Lanes Of I-880; Alameda's Harbor Bay Parkway, Silverado Trail In Napa More than 24 hours of rainfall from a potent atmospheric river, spun to life by a bomb cyclone off the Northwest coast, left lanes of I-880 under several feet of water early Monday morning, shutting down one of the main traffic arteries in the East Bay.
UPDATE: Atmospheric River Drenches Northern California With Historic RainfallA cyclone off the Northwest coast aimed a potent atmospheric river into Northern California Sunday, dumping a stunning amount of rain in parts of the Bay Area over a 24-hour span, weather officials said.
UPDATE: Atmospheric River Winds Flip Trucks On Richmond-San Rafael Bridge; Topple Dozens Of Drought-Weakened TreesWinds topping more than 50 mph howled through the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday, toppling two big rigs on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, ripping down dozens of drought-weakened trees and forcing residents in San Francisco's Forest Hill neighborhood from their homes.
Atmospheric River: Defiant Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Say They Will Ride Out The StormAuthorities have issued an evacuation order for hundreds of homes in and around the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn scar area in the Santa Cruz Mountains, but many local residents say they will ignore the order and ride out the potent storm in their homes.
Flash Flood Watches Issued As Storm Aims at Fire-Scarred Northern CaliforniaNorthern California residents relieved that this week’s rain helped contain stubborn wildfires and soaked dry gardens were preparing for a massive storm arriving Sunday that could bring flash flooding to vast areas scorched by fire.
Atmospheric River: North Bay Communities Prepare For Major Storm; Flood Concerns In Fire Scarred AreasAs the atmospheric river continues to move towards the Bay Area and the forecast begins to materialize, North Bay residents are concerned, particularly in areas ravaged by last year's massive wildfires.
Storm Systems Building In Pacific; Potent Atmospheric River Bearing Down On Bay Area A wave of storm fronts were lined up across the Pacific early Tuesday, a procession of much needed rain showers, ushering in a potent atmospheric river late this weekend to bring relief to the drought-stricken San Francisco Bay Area.
Hail Blankets Parts Of Bay Area; Snow Falls On Highest PeaksA storm moving through the Bay Area Wednesday morning brought with it sheets of hail that blanketed some neighborhoods, while snow dusted the highest peaks.
Atmospheric River: Rain Pounds Bay Area; Flooding, Mudslide Fears RemainIncessant rain from an atmospheric river flowed through the Bay Area overnight and into Thursday before easing somewhat, allowing some residents in Santa Cruz County forced to evacuate from ongoing threats of flooding and mudslides to return.
Rain Soaks Bay Area Monday, Returning Later In the WeekWidespread rain fell across the Bay Area early Monday morning, with additional showers forecast before skies gradually clear in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Rain, Gusty Winds, Chilly Temperatures Moving Through Bay AreaA cold front swept over the Bay Area Tuesday morning, bringing with it light to moderate rainfall along with gusty winds throughout the region.
Approaching Storm Whips Up Whopper Waves at Point ReyesThe first storm of the season headed towards the Bay Area Friday and that makes for high surf conditions all along the coast.
Cold, Windy Weather Coming To Bay Area; Rain PossibleFollowing days of warm weather, temperatures around the Bay Area will plummet as a cold front is expected to arrive by Friday with a chance of rain.
Freak Thunderstorm Downs Tree Branches, Battering Cars Around San FranciscoIt was an unexpectedly busy Sunday for cleanup crews across the city of San Francisco after high winds knocked down a lot of branches and uprooted some smaller trees.
Spring Storm Soaks Bay Area, Dumps Snow in SierraSeveral feet of snow was predicted for the Sierra Nevada during a spring storm with the possibility of scattered showers continuing for much of the week, according to the weather service.