Timeline: Flood watch through Tuesday as the Bay Area faces several more storms with heavy rain and strong winds
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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The Bay Area will continue to see rain with more incoming storms as recovery from several powerful atmospheric flows and a bomb cyclone that devastated the region continues.
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A flood warning was posted for the entire Bay Area through Tuesday afternoon. Excessive runoff from streams, streams and rivers in low-lying and flood-prone areas. There will also be mud/landslides and possibly impassable roads. Please pay attention to the forecasts!
A Level 2 system is arriving today with a wind recommendation for North Bay beginning at 4am and continuing until 1pm Sunday. Wind gusts could range between 25 and 45mph with higher gusts over ridges until around 1pm Sunday. The front will continue to advance south throughout the day, reaching the rest of the bay, with the 10 a.m. wind warning beginning far south in Monterey and Santa Cruz.
The heaviest rain falls on Saturday afternoon and evening into early Sunday.
North Bay: 1.5″-3″ with higher elevations reaching 2.5″-5″.
SF & Peninsula: 1″-2″ in lower registers by 2″-3″ in higher registers.
East Bay: lower elevation 0.50 inches far East Bay to 2 inches near the bay.
South Bay: lower elevations 0.75″-1.5″, higher elevations 1″-3″.
Santa Cruz: 1″-2″ lower elevations, 2″-3.5″ higher elevations.
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Sunday night into Tuesday there will be a wetter and stronger system at Level 3 on the ABC7 Storm Impact Scale.
The heaviest rain will be Monday from 4am to Monday 4pm. Flooding is possible Sunday evening with wind gusts approaching 40-60mph again Monday.
An additional 2 to 6 inches of rain is expected with this Level 3 system.
The rain will ease up late Monday through Tuesday. The rest of the weak will be followed by more wet weather, although volumes will be lighter than the weekend and Monday storms.
A winter storm warning was posted in the Lake Tahoe area from 4 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday. A winter storm watch over 6000 feet was posted over 6000 feet from late Sunday through late Tuesday. Snow will begin to impact lower elevations in the Tahoe area tonight.
For the winter storm warning; heavy wet snow up to 12″ except 1-2 feet above 7000 feet. Winds can blow up to 90 mph (90 mph).
For winter storm watch over 6000ft, another 12 inches except 2-5ft over 7000ft.
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