Torrential atmospheric river is headed to the Bay Area. Here’s a timeline of impacts
The Bay Area, soggy from the weekend rain, will not begin to dry out until the end of the week after two more heavy rain systems, along with damaging wind gusts of up to 70 mph, hit the region on Monday and Tuesday.
First storm: light but windy
A rainy Monday morning – courtesy of an overnight low pressure system from the Gulf of Alaska – is on tap for the Bay Area, Northern California and Pacific Northwest. With the Bay Area at the edge of this cold front, the rain will be light but the day will be blustery as the front moves east.
In the Sierra Nevada, up to 1 foot of snow could pelt the highest peaks along Crystal Range, Donner Summit and Echo Pass. Snow levels will vary from 6,500 to 7,500 feet.
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