Potent Storm System Triggers Flooding Along San Mateo County Coast Flood waters flowed down Corral Reef Ave. in El Granada after a potent winter storm front roared through the San Mateo County coastline Thursday morning, quickly dumping more than an inch of rain during an intense downpour.
'Decaying Cyclone' Sending Waves Of Storms Into Northern CaliforniaA large decaying cyclone off the West Coast triggered showers in the San Francisco Bay Area and snow flurries in the Sierra early Wednesday, the first of several storm fronts predicted for the region stretching through the Christmas holiday weekend.
More Rain In Santa Cruz Mountains Raises Soil Saturation ConcernsAs the storm watch continued Wednesday evening with more rain from the latest system, parts of the CZU Complex Fire burn scar could see an increase in potential debris flow.
Storm Prompts Marin Water Officials To Consider Lifting Some Water RestrictionsThe latest atmospheric river to pass through Northern California has prompted Marin Water officials to consider rolling back water restrictions, despite current drought conditions.
Robust Atmospheric River Dumps Nearly A Foot Of Rain On Mt. TamIn a region in the grips of a severe drought the rain totals from a potent atmospheric river were a welcomed relief -- nearly a foot of precipitation fell over the last 72 hours on Mt. Tamalpais and more than 10 inches drenched Ben Lomond in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Potent Atmospheric River Roars Into Tahoe; Sierra Blanketed With Several Feet Of SnowShowers lingered across the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday, but the brunt of a potent atmospheric river roared into the Sierra, triggering blizzard conditions, hurricane-force winds and concerns over the threat of an avalanche.
Atmospheric River: Storm Floods North Bay Roadways, Downs Trees, Causes OutagesThe rain continued to pound the Bay Area Monday night. Roads were flooded and some residents lost their power as the storm wreaked havoc from the North to the South Bay.
UPDATE: Atmospheric River Downpour Leads To Santa Cruz County Evacuation WarningsEarly Monday evening, Santa Cruz County announced that areas of the CZU burn scar, Felton Grove and Paradise Park were under an evacuation warning due to the heavy rains from the atmospheric river stalled over the San Francisco Bay Area.
Rainbow Spotted Over San Francisco During Break in Atmospheric River DownpourAs busy as things were for the California Highway Patrol amid calls for accidents and flooded roadways during a wet Monday morning commute, officers still had time to take photos of a spectacular rainbow near the San Francisco International Airport.
UPDATE: Storm System Shifts Toward Central Coast; Evacuation Warnings IssuedThe National Weather Service on Sunday afternoon updated its Bay Area forecast to note that the atmospheric river has shifted its course southward, bringing more stormy weather to the Big Sur/Santa Lucia areas of Monterey County.
Approaching Atmospheric River Promises Relief But Won't End DroughtWhile the approaching rain is good news, Californians should all hope it's just a preview of the next couple of months.