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Last cars go thru Hwy 1 in Mill Valley around Hwy 101 before it was closed due to king tides & heavy rain. pic.twitter.com/2T2RtczDXW— Juan Carlos Guerrero (@JuanCarlosABC7) November 24, 2015
The rain was steady in the North Bay but not too heavy, just enough to put on your hood but no need to run to get out of it.
Steve Gifford quietly watched it and thought about the long winter ahead. He's homeless and on the waiting list at the local shelter. He's currently staying with a friend.
PHOTOS: Storm brings winter-like weather to the Bay Area
"The weather is turning cold, that's it. During the summer time, it's relatively easy to get in. Winter time, they say it's really rough, especially with cold temperatures," Gifford said.
Painter Kevin Santos said he would have liked to stay in bed this morning but he still had to head in to work. His current project is an inside painting job. "Everybody thinks we aren't working from the rain but I don't get a break," he said.
He's hoping, when he does get some time off, there will be some good fishing waiting for him. "I love the rain. It means the rivers are filling up and good fishing when the Steelhead come in, good stuff," he said.
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The storm also brought rain to the East Bay. Dash cam footage shows drivers along Highway 880 battling the rain drops and facing storm clouds.
Today's storm originated in Arctic, a cold-core system with no El Nino influences. Moderate rain, chilly winds pic.twitter.com/Pnw52e68Tk— Mike Nicco (@MikeNiccoABC7) November 24, 2015
In downtown Oakland, near Broadway, people had to make their way to work with umbrellas.
In the South Bay, a light rain started at about 10 a.m. It's been coming down pretty steady since.
A look from our San Jose camera on Highway 101 near the Julian exit shows the weather is not having any impact on traffic.
King tides are making travel miserable for North Bay drivers on the Highway 101 exit to the Shoreline Highway in Mill Valley.
Cars were getting through earlier but it's closed now due to flooding.
The king tides continue until at least Friday.
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Our highest peaks may see snow just before the holidays! Snow level drops to 3,000' possibly 2,500'. pic.twitter.com/2FI9bBndc5— Sandhya Patel (@SandhyaABC7) November 24, 2015
Temperatures will plunge behind the storm.. at/below freezing WED-FRI! Expected to be coldest air of season so far. pic.twitter.com/6TZTC6sFzA— Sandhya Patel (@SandhyaABC7) November 23, 2015
Carry chains if you're heading to mountains & prepare for major delays tomorrow. Winter Storm Warning 2,500'. pic.twitter.com/1W1xgkUBwV— Sandhya Patel (@SandhyaABC7) November 23, 2015
Bay City News has contributed to this report.