TIMELINE: Heaviest rain arrives Sunday afternoon, night continuing into Monday

ByDrew Tuma and Frances Dinglasan KGO logo
Monday, February 19, 2024
AccuWeather Forecast: Stronger storm arrives this afternoon
A stronger, more intense storm, ranking Level 2 on the Storm Impact Scale, arrives this afternoon. The heaviest will fall this afternoon and tonight.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Bay Area is dealing with another rainy system this weekend with a Level 1 and Level 2 storm on the ABC7 Exclusive Storm Impact Scale and potentially feet of snow could hit the Tahoe area.

The first storm Saturday was wet and windy, but the second storm Sunday afternoon 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.

We can expect periods of moderate-to-heavy rain and strong, gusty winds through tonight and into early tomorrow morning.

Here's a breakdown of what to expect.


  • Rain arrives in the afternoon
  • Has potential to be upgraded to Level 3 storm Sunday
  • Heaviest Rain occurs at afternoon 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!!

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

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