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  • Tree falls in Oakland.
  • A neighborhood in Oakland is cleaning up today after a 90-year-old oak tree came crashing down last night.
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  • Tree falls in Oakland.
  • A neighborhood in Oakland is cleaning up after a massive tree fell across multiple cars
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  • Tree falls in Oakland
  • Crews are continuing to cleanup after a storm brought heavy rain and thunder to the Bay Area.
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  • People walking in the rain
  • Hail pelted parts of San Francisco and North and East Bay cities as another storm made its way through the Bay Area.
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  • People walking in the rain
  • The lightning apparently struck a utility pole knocking out power to 3,000 people in Moraga.
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  • People walking in the rain
  • Small hail pelted parts of the Bay Area this morning and a significant weather advisory was issued for parts of the Bay Area.
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  • Unsettled weather was felt all over the Bay Area Monday, with a storm that included periods of thunder, lightning and heavy rain.
  • Unsettled weather was felt all over the Bay Area Monday, with a storm that included periods of thunder, lightning and heavy rain.
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berkeley, sausalito, storm, rain, accuweather
  • Berkeley tree split
  • A 75-foot redwood tree was struck by lightning, damaging homes in one neighborhood.
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berkeley, rain, storm, accuweather
  • Nearby residents described it as sounding like a bomb going off when lightning stuck an 80-foot coastal redwood in Sausalito.
  • Nearby residents described it as sounding like a bomb going off when lightning stuck an 80-foot coastal redwood in Sausalito.
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  • Unsettled weather was felt all over the Bay Area Monday, with a storm that included periods of thunder, lightning and heavy rain.
  • At about 1:22 p.m., lightning struck the giant tree, sending shards of wood all over the neighborhood.
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  • California tornado
  • In Roseville, in Placer County, there was a rare California tornado that touched down in a person's back yard.
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tornado, northern california, storm, hail, rain, wind, california news, alan wang
  • Storm downs tree in San Francisco.
  • The much-needed rain slowed down commutes around the Bay Area Wednesday morning and caused some minor damage.
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rain, storm, drought, accuweather, amy hollyfield
  • Storm downs tree in San Francisco.
  • The much-needed rain slowed down commutes around the Bay Area Wednesday morning and caused some minor damage.
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  • Stong wind knocks over boat
  • Strong winds forced a flight pattern change at SFO and destoyed boats at Oyster Point in San Mateo County Wednesday.
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storm, accuweather, lyanne melendez
  • standing water on Bay Bridge
  • There are new test results that reveal more precisely where the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is leaking water.
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  • Water overflow at Bon Tempe Reservoir in Marin County
  • Even with the heavier rain this past weekend, these storm systems won't solve any drought problems -- but they are making a difference.
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marin county, drought, water, rain, storm, accuweather, wayne freedman
  • Water overflow at Bon Tempe Reservoir in Marin County
  • Even with the recent heavy rains, the storms won't solve the Bay Area's drought problems, but they are making a difference.
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  • Storm creates blow hole in Santa Cruz driveway
  • The recent storm has created a blow hole in the driveway of a Santa Cruz home near Sunny Cove.
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  • Sinkhole in Santa Cruz
  • A stretch of road in Santa Cruz was closed on Saturday due to a massive sinkhole that drops about 40 feet to the ocean below.
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  • The wet weather has caused car accidents throughout the Bay Area
  • The wet weather has caused accidents and several flight delays and cancellations throughout the Bay Area.
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  • Flooded road sign
  • Heavy rains pounded the Bay Area on Friday. And though it is rain that we desperately need, the storms created a lot of problems.
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rain, storm, drought, flooding, power outage, PG&E, san jose, wind, BART, mill valley, highway 101, highway 87, santa cruz mountains, danville, accuweather
  • PGE truck
  • The storm spared Santa Cruz Mountain communities from mudslides and major flooding, but repair crews were still out in full force.
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  • PGE crews work to restore power to an East Bay neighborhood after a powerful storm
  • Downed trees, power outages, and even a hole in the roof of plastic bag factory kept crews in the East Bay busy after Friday's storm.
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  • Flooding on Hwy 87 in San Jose
  • It's been stormy night and morning in the Bay Area with flooding, fallen trees, damage and lots of accidents.
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  • Sandbags sign
  • The South Bay may be the first area to feel the punch from an intense storm expected to hit the Bay Area Thursday evening.
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  • Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains
  • Many people in the Santa Cruz Mountains are preparing for round two of a heavy rainstorm.
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  • Puddle Pic submitted to ABC7 news via uReport
  • The South Bay may be the first area to feel the punch from the storm expected to hit the Bay Area Thursday evening.
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  • Tree takes down power lines in Fairfax during storm
  • Bay Area neighborhoods that sustained damage in Wednesday's storm are bracing for the next powerful system that's moving in.
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  • stormy weather in Pacifica
  • Sheets of rain and a blast of wind took down power lines in a Pacifica during Wednesday night?s storm.
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  • Public work crews in Oakland chop down a tree
  • Public works crews in Oakland attempted to stay one step in front of the storm by clearing trees ahead of the heavy rainfall.
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  • Raindrops on the Mt. Tam camera
  • The storm system hitting the Bay Area is kicking into high-gear, with showers becoming downpours in some parts of the region.
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rain, storm, drought, flooding, power outage, PG&E, mill valley, marin county, los altos, santa cruz mountains, felton, east palo alto, oakland, accuweather
  • Water from EPA pump station
  • On Wednesday as the storms rolled in, city officials prepared for flooding along San Francsquito Creek in East Palo Alto.
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  • PGE crews in Marin County
  • Even with the handful of problems that came with this storm, North Bay residents say it's well worth it.
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  • Rain in Felton
  • Residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains who've been worried about the lack of rainfall saw their spirits pick up with this latest storm.
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  • Mill Valleys 2AM Club prepares for flooding with sandbags
  • Preparations are underway at businesses in Marin County that flooded during the last big storms that hit the Bay Area.
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rain, storm, drought, flooding, power outage, PG&E, mill valley, marin county, los altos, accuweather
  • Bay Area gears up for big soaker
  • Light rain will give way to heavier rain this afternoon and tonight around the Bay Area.
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  • Rain caused several power outages, heavy traffic and flooded roadways throughout the Bay Area.
  • The Bay Area is due to get some rain on Wednesday when the first of two coming storms is forecast to spread across the region.
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  • underneath the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge
  • There are new concerns on the Bay Bridge and this time it has to do with the alignment of the decks.
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bay bridge, caltrans, rain, water, storm, bay area traffic, laura anthony
  • Rain caused several power outages, heavy traffic and flooded roadways throughout the Bay Area.
  • A series of storms is expected to bring much-needed rain to the Bay Area starting on Wednesday.
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  • Old and new eastern spans of the Bay Bridge
  • The lead construction company on new eastern span of the Bay Bridge received nearly $49 million in bonuses for the project.
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  • Dried up river in Sonoma County
  • Local, state, and federal water officials are providing the latest update on California's statewide drought.
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water, drought, rain, storm, dublin, sonoma county, santa cruz mountains, accuweather
  • Front yard in Calistoga with dry grass
  • In two weeks, the city of Calistoga will begin enforcing mandatory water restrictions. It's part of the city's Stage 2 water emergency.
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calistoga, napa county, water, drought, storm, north bay news, lilian kim
  • Front yard in Calistoga with dry grass
  • In two weeks, the city of Calistoga will begin enforcing mandatory water restrictions. It's part of the city's Stage 2 water emergency.
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  • Raindrops cling to foliage in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
  • If you think raindrops are shaped like tear drops, think again. NASA says they're shaped more like the top of a hamburger bun.
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  • Pedestrians cross the street through blowing snow near the state Capitol on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
  • Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads today after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast.
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  • Kevin Smith, of Buffalo, N.Y., who works in Albany, shovels his sidewalk on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.
  • Commuters faced slippery, slush-covered roads today after yet another winter storm brought snow and ice to the East Coast.
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  • East Coast snow
  • 100 million Americans are shivering, sliding, and skidding through another snowstorm in the South and on the East Coast.
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  • snow in Washington D.C.
  • Multiple state governors have declared a State of Emergency in their state due to the most recent heavy winter storm.
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  • Durham Academy Weather Announcement
  • Students in North Carolina were greeted with an unconventional announcement from school officials.
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  • people look up at flight cancellations at SFO
  • The heavy winter storm in the South is causing air travel disruptions across the country, including SFO.
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