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Torrential atmospheric river is headed to the Bay Area. Here’s a timeline of impacts

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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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Stormy weather to start the week: Here’s the timeline for Bay Area rain, snow and wind

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The Bay Area is waking up Monday to another round of soggy weather that’s expected to last until midweek.

A low-pressure system churning off the Oregon coast is funneling moisture from the ocean, bringing periods of moderate rainfall and a chance of thunderstorms to the Bay Area, with snow around 2,500 feet for the region’s mountains. In the Sierra Nevada, blizzard conditions.

The offshore weather system is part of a trough pattern, a large area of low pressure. As the trough dips down and moves closer to Northern California, winds will be gusty, and temperatures will be running colder than normal.

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