A powerful “atmospheric river” storm is expected to pummel Northern California starting Tuesday night and deliver heavy rain, gusty winds, downed trees, power outages and rough driving conditions Wednesday and Thursday. … The storm should bring up to 5 feet of new snow in the Sierra Nevada, forecasters said. The National Weather Service announced flash-flood and high-wind warnings for the Bay Area, along with Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.
- Weather West Blog: Strong but complex storm sequence this week will bring rain, wind, and flood concerns to California
- Washington Post: Atmospheric river could bring torrential rainfall to California over several days this week
- San Francisco Chronicle: Atmospheric river to blast California — heavy rain and gusts up to 50-70 mph expected