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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Storm ahead; SF issues heavy rain and strong wind warnings

Prepare yourselves, San Francisco, as heavy rain is anticipated Saturday and strong…

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)

Showers expected to roll in after dry February

San Francisco will quench its thirst for rain once again this week…

A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)
A sinkhole opened up in the Sunset district Wednesday (Courtesy SFPUC)

Sinkhole opens, trees fall in SF during overnight storm

A car drove into a small sinkhole in the Sunset district late…

A sinkhole opened up in the Sunset district Wednesday (Courtesy SFPUC)

Two storms expected to dump rain across Bay Area

The first of two storms soaked the San Francisco Bay Area, dumped…

El Niño beds should already be activated

“Shelter from the storm,” The City, Jan. 7 El Niño beds should…

The rare scene of inactivity at the world famous Powell Street Cable Car turnaround. The line was shut down due to inclement weather (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cable cars replaced by shuttles due to rain

All San Francisco Municipal Railway cable car lines are being served by…

The rare scene of inactivity at the world famous Powell Street Cable Car turnaround. The line was shut down due to inclement weather (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Southern California is bracing for a series of storms expected to begin late Sunday that could last all week. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Storms to bring rain, snow to California all week

Light rain began falling north of San Francisco on Sunday in what…

Southern California is bracing for a series of storms expected to begin late Sunday that could last all week. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Trocadero Clubhouse, Stern Grove. Photo by Matt Biddulph/Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license

Stern Grove Park closed due to dangerous winds

Sigmund Stern Grove, known locally as Stern Grove Park, is temporarily closed…

Trocadero Clubhouse, Stern Grove. Photo by Matt Biddulph/Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license
Truck driver Jesse Arevalo, of Yakima, Wash., stows his chains after making the drive across Snoqualmie Pass, Wash., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Weird weather pattern turns weather upside-down across US

SEATTLE — A weather pattern partly linked with El Nino has turned…

Truck driver Jesse Arevalo, of Yakima, Wash., stows his chains after making the drive across Snoqualmie Pass, Wash., on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Scattered showers expected Thursday evening; surf advisory in effect

Bay Area commuters may have a wet commute on the way home…

Rain, wind expected Thursday; sandbags available for SF residents

Commuters can expect wet upcoming commutes as rain and gusty winds move…

Storm brings thunder, lightning to Bay Area

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

This combo of images shows the three-month temperature, left, and precipitation forecasts for the U.S. Forecasters say this winter El Nino is about to leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California. (NOAA via AP)

NOAA: Thanks to El Nino, the US looks pretty wet this winter

WASHINGTON — El Nino this winter will leave a big wet but…

This combo of images shows the three-month temperature, left, and precipitation forecasts for the U.S. Forecasters say this winter El Nino is about to leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California. (NOAA via AP)
A state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

California meets water savings target for third month

FRESNO — Californians cut water use by 27 percent in August, marking…

A state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas and plastic ponchos as raindrops fell from the skies Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The precipitation is a welcomed sight with California facing one of the most severe droughts on record. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Raindrops fall from the skies in San Francisco

Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas…

Residents and visitors alike walk the streets of San Francisco with umbrellas and plastic ponchos as raindrops fell from the skies Wednesday, September 30, 2015. The precipitation is a welcomed sight with California facing one of the most severe droughts on record. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Storms help bring Bay Area seasonal rain totals to normal levels

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after…

Storm forecast to hit Bay Area on Thursday

National Weather Service officials say rain is expected to hit the region…

Vern Fisher/Monterey Herald AP PhotoProperty manager Alan Lambert works to clear a drain to minimize flooding at a client's home Monday

Soggy California gets wind, rain from new storm

Another storm moved into water-logged California on Tuesday with the potential to…

Vern Fisher/Monterey Herald AP PhotoProperty manager Alan Lambert works to clear a drain to minimize flooding at a client's home Monday
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Strong storm to wallop SF Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind and flash flood…

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AP Photo/National Park ServiceIn this photo provided by the National Park Service

Rain falls for a second day on parched California

A second day of much-needed rain fell across drought-stricken California on Wednesday,…

AP Photo/National Park ServiceIn this photo provided by the National Park Service