Stormy Weather Brings Some Drought Relief; Monthly Snow Pack Survey Still Below NormalThe stormy weather that brought 8-10 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz Mountains and up to 10 feet of snow to the Sierra did ease drought conditions across the San Francisco Bay Area, but much more rain and snow is needed in February and March, officials said.
VIDEO: Drone Footage Reveals Extent Of Storm Damage At Highway 1 Washout South Of Big SurCrews from Caltrans on Friday were assessing the damage a washout south of Big Sur that was caused by the massive atmospheric river downpour did to a stretch of State Highway 1.
Atmospheric River: Clean Up Begins After Carmel River Floods Homes In Monterey CountyMajor clean-up was underway Thursday in the Carmel Lagoon area after a rain-swollen river spilled into the neighborhood, flooding multiple homes.
Sierra Storm: Teen Rescued From Roof Avalanche; Tahoe Buried By Nearly 6 Feet Of Snow A 14-year-old boy, playing in a homemade snow cave next to his home in the Serene Lakes area, was rescued Wednesday after he was buried under a mound of snow that came crashing down from a roof.
Atmospheric River UPDATE: Evacuations Ordered In Carmel; Orders Downgraded To Warnings In Santa Cruz CountyA potent plume of intense rainfall settled over the Santa Cruz Mountains early Thursday, dumping as more than 1 inch of rain an hour just before daybreak, elevating fears of devastating and deadly mudslides in the more than 86,500-acre burn zone left from last fall's CZU Complex Lightning Fire.
Atmospheric River: Authorities Warn Evacuated Santa Cruz Mountain Residents To Stay AwayThe potent atmospheric river that had stalled off the Monterey County coastline Wednesday morning was edging north by early afternoon, triggering new flash flood warnings in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.
Atmospheric River: Heavy Rains Fall Across Bay Area; Snow Reported In Sonoma, Santa Clara CountiesThe leading edge of an anticipated atmospheric river storm system arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday evening, bringing heavy rains and high winds across the region as well as reports of snow in the North and South Bay.
Atmospheric River: Some Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Stay Put As Huge Storm ArrivesWhile thousands of residents raced to get out on Tuesday ahead of potential mudslides in the Santa Cruz Mountains, authorities said there were still some people who refused to evacuate.
Evacuations Warnings Upgraded To Orders In San Mateo, Monterey Counties Ahead Of Huge StormEvacuation warnings issued for areas of San Mateo and Monterey counties scarred by wildfires were upgraded to evacuation orders Tuesday due to the threat of mudslides as a series of storms approached the Bay Area.
Atmospheric River: Hurricane Hunters Fly Into Storm; Residents Flee Homes In Santa Cruz MountainsHundreds of residents packed up their treasured belongings early Tuesday, preparing to evacuate homes in the burn zone of last fall's devastating Santa Cruz Mountains wildfire, as a powerful Pacific storm edged ever closer with as much as a foot of rain and the threat of deadly mudslides.
Atmospheric River: Big Sur In Bulleye's Eye Of Approaching Storm; NWS Predicts Nearly 2 Feet Of Rain A potent winter storm, packing driving rains and powerful winds, advanced toward the Big Sur coastline Tuesday, triggering flash flood warnings for the burn zones of the Carmel, River and Dolan wildfires and forcing the closure of Highway 1.