The latest weather forecast said heavy rain could persist in portions of California, Los Angeles and San Francisco this week.
The forecast warned that flooding and mountain could unfold. Mudslide and avalanche risks could also emerge, causing significant travel disruptions.
Residents and motorists should keep updated with the weather as the storm is packed with more moisture.
The beginning of the year for residents in California would be rainy due to the atmospheric event that helps to unload more heavy rain.
According to AccuWeather’s latest forecast this January 2, the forecast said that the soaking rain could continue in portions of California.
The report noted that this week could expect heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty winds.
The forecast warned that the storm pattern could unfold in Seattle, Portland, Medford, Redding, Reno, San Francisco, Fresno, Los Angeles, San Diego and Missoula.
The National Weather Service’s (NWS) latest advisory also added that a potential winter storm from January 1 to 3 could unload in the Upper Midwest and Plains, resulting in icy roads and dangerous travel.
Heavy rain and mountain snow
The persistent rain in California also resulted in power outages. Based on the PowerOutage.US, about 35,000 had no power in Nevada and 133,000 in California as of Sunday, January 1.
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Heavy rain in Los Angeles, California on October 25, 2021
Meanwhile, AccuWeather reported that the heavy rain resulted in the wettest day in portions of California, especially in San Francisco. Flooding also occurred.
- The rainy weather also resulted in road delays and closures in Northern and Central California.
- CBS Sacramento reported a submerged vehicle on Highway 99 on Dillard Road. One person was found dead inside.
- In addition, AccuWeather added that residents in Franklin Pond, Point Pleasant and Glanville Tract received an evacuation alert due to flood waters.
- On the other hand, the KSBW Action News reported that hundreds of people were advised to evacuate due to rising waters on the San Lorenzo River.
Rain weather conditions until Thursday
In California, motorists should observe the current weather conditions as more rain could be expected this week, causing slower commutes and significant travel disruptions.
While many residents in California with evacuation warnings and flooding rainfall, the latest weather forecast added that the rain and potential snow could continue, including in Northern and Southern California.
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According to AccuWeather’s outlook, the report showed that a potent storm could unload wintry weather conditions starting Monday until Monday night.
- Snow is expected in Redding, Reno, Salt Lake City and Grand Junction.
- Rain showers could unleash in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno, Las Vegas and Phoenix.
It is best to bring an umbrella and raincoat jacket as more rain could be expected until Thursday.
Flooding and flash floods could emerge, and residents are advised to observe the rainy weather.
From Wednesday to Thursday, the forecast warned that flooding rainfall could occur with heavy snowfall, affecting residents in Redding, San Francisco, Fresno and Los Angeles.
Recently, the NWS Sacramento forecasted that unsettled rain could unload in portions of San Francisco, Sacramento, to Los Angeles.
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