Flooding

Fisherman's Wharf during a storm in 2016. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

SF ramps up preparations for big weekend storm

A large storm that's meant to wallop the state of California and…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

First major storm of rainy reason to hit Thursday

A potent early season storm is expected to bring rain, wind and…

 

3 dead, 3 injured, 6 missing after flood sweeps Army truck

HOUSTON — Three soldiers were killed and six were missing after an…

 

Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river crests

FORT WORTH, Texas — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced…

Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisoners are evacuated from the Terrell and Stringfellow Units on Sunday in Rosharon, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

HOUSTON — Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded…

Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisoners are evacuated from the Terrell and Stringfellow Units on Sunday in Rosharon, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Weather service issues flash flood watch for San Francisco

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Storm brings thunder, lightning to Bay Area

Monday morning's rain and thunderstorms brought downpours, lightning and even hail to…

Members of Norfolk Fire-Rescue pull a man from his car stranded because of flooding in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)

Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South…

Members of Norfolk Fire-Rescue pull a man from his car stranded because of flooding in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)
In this photo taken from video provided by Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) television network, a man, right, stands stranded in the middle of raging floodwaters before being rescued by a military helicopter in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Thursday.  (TBS TV via AP)

Rescuers search for missing after heavy rains lash Japan

JOSO, Japan — Rescue workers searched through a flooded city near Tokyo…

In this photo taken from video provided by Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) television network, a man, right, stands stranded in the middle of raging floodwaters before being rescued by a military helicopter in Joso, Ibaraki prefecture, Thursday.  (TBS TV via AP)
People follow a hippopotamus that has been shot with a tranquilizer dart after it escaped from a flooded zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, June 14, 2015. Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to say inside Sunday. At least eight people have been killed in the disaster, including three zoo workers, and 10 are missing. (AP Photo/Beso Gulashvili)

Zoo animals escape amid flooding in former Soviet republic

TBILISI, Georgia — Severe flooding in the Georgian capital left at least…

People follow a hippopotamus that has been shot with a tranquilizer dart after it escaped from a flooded zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, June 14, 2015. Tigers, lions, a hippopotamus and other animals have escaped from the zoo in Georgia's capital after heavy flooding destroyed their enclosures, prompting authorities to warn residents in Tbilisi to say inside Sunday. At least eight people have been killed in the disaster, including three zoo workers, and 10 are missing. (AP Photo/Beso Gulashvili)
Two boys who had the day off from school due to a storm trudge through the water on Mission Street at Russia Avenue, Jan. 19 2016.

Stormpocalypse it was not, but Bay Area did take a weather beating Thursday

A storm of biblical proportions -- a stormpocalypse, a stormageddon? Um, no.…

Two boys who had the day off from school due to a storm trudge through the water on Mission Street at Russia Avenue, Jan. 19 2016.
A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)

Worst is over, but Bay Area storm expected to continue all day

The nastiest portion of Thursday’s storm has passed San Francisco, but The…

A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)
courtesy @bstrand/TwitterA broken water main is causing flooding on Bryant Street.

Water main breaks on Bryant Street, causes flooding and Muni delays

A broken water main is causing flooding on Bryant Street between Division…

courtesy @bstrand/TwitterA broken water main is causing flooding on Bryant Street.
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Colorado evacuees return to find more heartbreak

Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and…

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AP Photo/Ed AndrieskiA farm house is surrounded by water from flooding on the South Platte River near Greeley

Floods transform Colorado's 'Gore-Tex Vortex'

The cars that normally clog Main Street in Lyons on the way…

AP Photo/Ed AndrieskiA farm house is surrounded by water from flooding on the South Platte River near Greeley

Flood-mitigation efforts rising in Redwood City

The flooding from high tides combined with winter rains no longer fazes…