Western Storms Bring Flood Threats, Snow For ChristmasTwo people died in a submerged car, evacuations were ordered for wildfire-scarred California, and Seattle and Portland faced the rare chance of snowy streets as a wave of storms rolled through the West.
UPDATE: Flood Waters Shut Down Lanes Of I-880; Alameda's Harbor Bay Parkway, Silverado Trail In NapaMore 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.
Updates: Strong Winds And Rain Moving Across Sacramento RegionThe storm has forced the cancelation of the Ironman triathlon and the Wheatland Music Festival.
'Both Benefit And Hazard': California Braces For Arrival Of Atmospheric River On SundayCalifornia is bracing for a wet weekend, with an extreme atmospheric river expected to drench the state beginning Sunday. While many are welcoming the much-needed rain, state and county officials say it comes with risks.
'Fire Hose' Of Subtropical Moisture Bearing Down On Bay Area; Flash Flood Watch For North BayAn atmospheric river fueled by "a fire hose of rich subtropical moisture" grew in intensity off the Northern California coast Friday, carrying with it the threat of potent downpours, flash flooding, mudslides in the burn zones of the September wildfires and blinding blizzards in the Sierra.
Pineapple Express Storm On Its Way To NorCal This WeekendAn atmospheric river is moving to the West Coast, likely to bring menacing flooding, heavy mountain snow, and damaging winds.
Return Of The Atmospheric RiverAnother atmospheric river is heading our way.
Governor Delcares State Of Emergency In Local Counties Due To Heavy StormsCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation to help communities respond to the severe winter storms.
Water Officials On High Alert As Atmospheric River Leads to Flood ThreatsCalifornia's Flood Control Center is increasing staffing for the extreme weather event.
Scientists Develop Category System To Warn Residents About Strong StormsMeteorologists have created a new scale to track the strong winter storms that slam the west coast.
Atmospheric River Destroys Yolo County CropsThe atmospheric river that pounded the region left behind a river of its own.
Northern California Drenched By 'Pineapple Express' StormNorthern California was drenched by a powerful "Pineapple Express" storm that flooded roadways, forced flight cancellations and caused a rare baseball rainout.
Atmospheric River To Hit Northern California Later ThursdayA late-season atmospheric river over the Pacific is about to hit Northern California.
Flying Into A Storm To Figure Out The DroughtIt's the calm before the storm. But as we prepare for more of pounding rain, scientists are revving up their engines at Sacramento’s McClellan Park to fly directly into the thick of it.
Atmospheric Rivers Provide Important Rainfall, Create Dangerous FloodingThe moisture is channeled on a narrow path aimed right at California. When it hits the coastal mountains and the Sierra, it’s rung out of the clouds and brings big rains.