Thursday, December 11, 2014

California: powerful storm, more winds and heavy rain

A huge rainfall, heavy rain and howling winds reported in California early Thursday morning. It is expected that a huge winds will affect the Bay area through Thursday at 10 pm. 

The meteorologists did not expect the rainfall is to be significant so they called it an "atmospheric river." The National Weather Service is expecting hazardous weather conditions tonight and into Thursday.

Many people were taking over their lawn items inside the house but they could not bring everything. A comic book store told that their house tends to flood after a little rain. "I'm just trying to bring some stuff down that might blow away. We are not taking down the Christmas decorations though, leaving those up unless it gets real bad," Ryan Higgins of Sunnyvale said. 

Schools are closed in the Bay area Thursday, to see the powerful storm that was moving Thursday morning it decide that all schools in Marin County, San Francisco Unified schools, Oakland Unified schools and Berkeley Unified schools remain closed. 

City College of San Francisco, the College of Marin and San Francisco State University have also announced closures. 

According to forecasters, the rain 10 inches rain could see in the California those 2 to 4 inches in the city with up to 8 inches in the hills.   

The National Weather Service said this type of strongest storm has been come since storms in October 2009 and January 2008.The weather service also warned there could be Moderate River flooding in California and Washington.

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