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Storm clouds cover the city's skyline Friday. The National Weather Service says California's withering winter dry spell will end this weekend as a series of storms move through the state. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

California temporarily ends dry spell with storm

Steady rain fell in Northern California and fresh snow blanketed the Sierra…

Storm clouds cover the city's skyline Friday. The National Weather Service says California's withering winter dry spell will end this weekend as a series of storms move through the state. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/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)
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)
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)
December winter rain storms costing city more than $6M

December winter rain storms costing city more than $6M

San Francisco is expected to pay more than $6 million for claims…

December winter rain storms costing city more than $6M

Storm forecast to hit Bay Area on Thursday

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

Winds to die down, cold temps expected for New Year's Eve festivities

Heavy winds that caused widespread power outages and road and transit closures…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe King Tide happens when the sun and moon align

Extremely high tides hit California coast

A natural coast rhythm around the winter solstice is bringing the year's…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe King Tide happens when the sun and moon align
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
AP file photo/Alex WashburnMark Kunze of San Bruno stalls his car in the flooded intersection of Airport Boulevard and Grand Avenue in South San Francisco

Waterlogged Bay Area gets more rain

A new storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged parts of Northern…

AP file photo/Alex WashburnMark Kunze of San Bruno stalls his car in the flooded intersection of Airport Boulevard and Grand Avenue in South San Francisco
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The latest on powerful California storm

Here is the latest on the storm hitting California gathered by AP…

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Laura Dudnick/The S.F. ExaminerStreetlights across San Francisco were out Thursday morning

Bay Area storm knocks out power, delays flights

A storm expected to be one of the windiest and rainiest in…

Laura Dudnick/The S.F. ExaminerStreetlights across San Francisco were out Thursday morning
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Best of Twitter: #stormageddon! #stormpocalypse! #hellastorm!

California has not seen much rain in the past three years, so…

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

Homeless outreach boosted in SF amid major storm

The storm of the century has cleared San Francisco's homeless population off…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
AP Photo/Nick UtRichard Pope places sand bags along his driveway to protect his home from an expected storm in Glendora

California braces for more powerful Pacific storm

California is bracing for the arrival of a new, more powerful Pacific…

AP Photo/Nick UtRichard Pope places sand bags along his driveway to protect his home from an expected storm in Glendora

Spring storm to bring light showers to Bay Area, snow to Sierra Nevada

A storm is expected to drop light rain on the Bay Area…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA storm is expected to bring light rain to the Bay Area on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Spring storm to bring light showers to Bay Area, snow to Sierra Nevada

A storm is expected to drop light rain on the Bay Area…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA storm is expected to bring light rain to the Bay Area on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Juan Pardo/SF Examiner file photo

Sprinkling of rain over Bay Area may soon become a soaking

Much-needed rain fell on downtown San Francisco and elsewhere in California on…

Juan Pardo/SF Examiner file photo
AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliMolly Emslie found the need for an umbrella as showers swept through Sacramento

Storm promising heavy rain rolls into California

Drought-stricken California got its first glimpse Friday of a big weekend storm…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliMolly Emslie found the need for an umbrella as showers swept through Sacramento

Get ready for rain, as two storms line up to hit the Bay Area

Drivers should plan for a wet commute on Thursday morning, as another…