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While the intensity and amounts of rain, gusty winds, and dangerous surf remain, he says the timing has likely been pushed back 2 to 3 hours. He still expects the storm to weaken as it travels south through the Bay Area.
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The last few model runs are increasing the winds and rain totals for our second storm that will arrive Saturday evening. He says the likelihood of an all-day rain is looking more promising Sunday.
Here's look at the timing for Storm 1:
The North Bay will get hit hard in the morning with moderate (yellow/orange) to heavy (red) rain:
The Central Bay will also receive moderate rain:
The South Bay and Inland East Bay will experience light (green) to moderate rain:
We'll see a transition to scattered showers after 1 p.m. with rain continuing in Santa Cruz Mountains:
A weakening storm and a rain shadow created by the Santa Cruz Mountains will keep the heaviest rain away from the South Bay:
A Coastal Flood Advisory is also in effect Friday from 3 a.m. to 9 p.m.
He expects we'll likely see the same issues Sunday. Meteorologist Drew Tuma says that storm is now a 2 on the ABC7 Storm Impact Scale.
STORM UPGRADE— Drew Tuma (@DrewTumaABC7) October 13, 2016
Second storm over the weekend has been upgraded to a 2 on the Storm Impact Scale.
Storm #1 Rain
Storm #2 Wind pic.twitter.com/MddQ5D44jC
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