Rain timeline: Storms return to SF Bay Area starting Sunday

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Friday, December 15, 2023
AccuWeather Forecast: Spare the Air day with hazy sunshine, mild highs
Today is a Spare the Air day for air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups and wood burning is prohibited. We will see hazy sunshine with mild highs.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Storms are making their way back into the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing heavy showers in some regions.

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ABC7 News meteorologist Drew Tuma has a timeline of what to expect.

The pattern is turning active starting Sunday as we track rain through Wednesday. Here is the current forecast using the ABC7 Exclusive Storm Impact Scale.

Sunday: Level 1

Monday: Level 2

Tuesday: Level 1

Wednesday: Level 1


The onset of the rain is a bit delayed with the latest info, but rain is likely starting Sunday.

A light accumulation is expected Sunday evening. It's a Level 1 storm.


The rain looks to be heavy at times Monday morning, along with gusty winds.

This is a level 2 Moderate storm

Showers look more scattered and lighter in the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday & Wednesday

Rain is expected, but it's too far out to determine exactly how much the San Francisco Bay Area should expect. Check back for updates.

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