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Traffic is seen backed up along Mission Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, October 28, 2016 as commuters try to make their way onto the Bay Bridge following a major weather-related crash. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Bridge crash, rainy weather wreak havoc on morning SF traffic

UPDATE: 12:05 P.M.: All lanes of the Bay Bridge have reopened following…

Traffic is seen backed up along Mission Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, October 28, 2016 as commuters try to make their way onto the Bay Bridge following a major weather-related crash. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A child waits for the bus on Mission Street during first rain to hit San Francisco in months on Friday October 14, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner

Forecasters expect rainfall in SF next week

Rain is likely to pour down on San Francisco next week, so…

A child waits for the bus on Mission Street during first rain to hit San Francisco in months on Friday October 14, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner
A man collects recycling along Duboce Street during the first significant rainfall of the season in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, October 14, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Weekend rainfall in Bay Area exceeds total for all of October 2015

Since Thursday evening most places in the San Francisco Bay Area got…

A man collects recycling along Duboce Street during the first significant rainfall of the season in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, October 14, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(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…

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(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Triple-digit temps to hit Bay Area this week

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week,…

(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Waves churned by a winter storm break underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in San Francisco Bay. El Nino storms lined up in the Pacific, promising to drench parts of the West for more than two weeks and increasing fears of mudslides and flash floods in regions stripped bare by wildfires. At least two more storms are expected to follow bringing as much as 3 inches of rain. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Warning of waves exceeding 20 feet tall issued for SF beachgoers

Heavy rain will continue through Sunday night, with warnings issued for minor…

Waves churned by a winter storm break underneath the south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in San Francisco Bay. El Nino storms lined up in the Pacific, promising to drench parts of the West for more than two weeks and increasing fears of mudslides and flash floods in regions stripped bare by wildfires. At least two more storms are expected to follow bringing as much as 3 inches of rain. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

At least 3 inches of rain to fall in SF in coming days

Three storm systems forecast for Thursday through Monday could drop over three…

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

‘Severe’ thunderstorms anticipated Sunday, Monday after overnight rainfall

San Francisco was drenched in more than an inch of rain Saturday…

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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…

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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