Parts of the North Bay are expected to get 1.5 inches to 2.5 inches of rainfall, and higher elevations in the coastal ranges could get 2.25 inches to 3.5 inches.
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Other areas in the region are expected to get somewhat less in the next few days, between 0.75 to 1.5 inches, according to the weather service.
COASTAL FLOOD WARNING Folks along the coast be alert for rising waters next 24hrs; combo rain/high tide/large waves. pic.twitter.com/IGgXxR7sqC— Drew Tuma (@DrewTumaABC7) January 17, 2016
Forecasters are warning that periods of heavy rain in the North Bay and higher coastal elevations could also lead to localized flooding of roadways. Flash flood warnings are in effect for some parts of the North Bay.
Wind speeds of 15 to 25 mph are expected, with gusts of up to 40 mph at higher elevations.
A high surf warning also remains in effect until 9 p.m. Sunday.
Foggy out there tonight. More rain on the way for Sunday.See you at 11 on ABC7 with an update on the rains timing. pic.twitter.com/wv4Bf0efms— Drew Tuma (@DrewTumaABC7) January 17, 2016
Russian River will quickly rise near Hopland on Sunday. Coming very close to minor flood stage Sunday night. pic.twitter.com/J6Gcpkz1AU— Drew Tuma (@DrewTumaABC7) January 17, 2016
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