TIMELINE: Pair of Level 2 storms hit the Bay Area this weekend; rain continuing into next week

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Friday, February 16, 2024
AccuWeather Forecast: Level 2 moderate storm arrives tomorrow
ABC7 News meteorologist Drew Tuma has the latest on the pair of storms coming to the Bay Area this weekend and the wet weather that continues through next week.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Bay Area is heading into another rainy stretch in the forecast this weekend with two Level 2 storms on the ABC7 Exclusive Storm Impact Scale and potentially feet of snow could hit the Tahoe area.

The first storm Saturday is wet and windy but the second storm Sunday night into Monday has the potential to be stronger with a higher chance of storm damage in the form of downed trees and flooding.

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A Flood Watch has been issued for most of the Bay Area starting Sunday and lasting through Wednesday. Flooding is possible on roads and smaller streams and creeks. ABC7 News Meteorologist Drew Tuma says rivers do look to stay within their banks.

Here's a breakdown of what to expect.


  • Expect light rain in the morning.
  • Heaviest rain falls in the afternoon.
  • Afternoon will also feature gusty winds 20-40 mph
  • High Surf Advisory in effect for waves up to 28 feet
  • Sierra snow 4"-8"


  • Light Rain arrives in the afternoon
  • Heaviest Rain occurs at night Sunday into Monday morning
  • Gusty Winds up to 40 mph
  • Monday morning has the potential to see storm damage across the region
  • Sierra Snow 2 to 4 feet!!


Showers will continue into Tuesday and Wednesday as well, but both days are a Level 1.

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