Floods don’t know party labels, as Trump must come to understand

Floods don't know party labels, as Trump must come to understand LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The rainfall that has pummeled the U.S. West this week lightened on Wednesday but that did not keep swollen rivers from overflowing their banks in California, where water lapped up against houses in a wine-growing region, …

Yahoo News

Latest: Controlled avalanche results in door-busting photo

Elizabeth Hamilton, a Resident of Sycamore Court Apartments, keeps an eye on floodwaters as she and another resident ask others if they need a lift out of the floodwaters in Guerneville, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. About 2,000 people in a rural

San Francisco Chronicle

Another storm brings snow and rain to the West

San Francisco (CNN) A succession of storms has been hammering the West Coast, triggering avalanches, mudslides and flooding — and more weather warnings are in place Wednesday. The recent spate of winter storms have brought several inches of rain …


Thousands Urged to Flee Ahead of Flooding California Rivers

Thousands of people in Northern California were asked to leave their homes as rivers swollen by four days of heavy rain threatened to crest above flood level and a fifth day of showers was forecast. Jan. 11, 2017, at 3:55 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn

U.S. News & World Report

Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California

Rivers are rising and winds are whipping up in Northern California as a massive storm arrives that could be the biggest to slam the region in more than a decade. Forecasters warned Sunday of heavy rain that could down trees and trigger mudslides


More rain, snow forecast as US storm brings floods to California

Jan 9 Forecasters expect another half foot of rain to soak central and northern California and the Sierra Nevada mountains through early Tuesday, coming on the heels of powerful storms that walloped the state and other parts of the U.S. west on Sunday.


Sacramento rainfall shattering records; I-80 reopens at Donner Pass

Here’s the latest news on the Sacramento area weather. Caltrans provides update on Sierra highways affected by storm. 1:30 p.m.: California Department of Transportation crews were working Wednesday to clear snow and debris from Sierra highways …

Sacramento Bee

Dangerous blizzard, flooding as new storm hits California

Michelle Wolfe, who had to evacuate her nearby mobile home, looks out toward flooded vineyards in the Russian River Valley, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Forestville, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). California Storms_Loia(6).jpg · California Storms_Loia.jpg.

WPMI Local 15 News

California braces for big storm that could cause flooding and mudslides

Californians fill up sandbags while preparing for possible flooding from the so-called ‘Pineapple Express’ storm in San Anselmo. Photograph: John G. Mabanglo/EPA. Associated Press in San Francisco. Sunday 8 January 2017 14.59 EST. Share on Facebook …

The Guardian

Floods don’t know party labels, as Trump must come to understand

Despite the weekend deluge, the great flood of 2017 hasn’t happened, at least not yet. As The Sacramento Bee’s team of reporters have written, the risks aren’t over from the atmospheric-river-fueled storm that weather forecasters had predicted could be

Sacramento Bee

Thousands in California and Nevada told to evacuate due to flooding

LOS ANGELES Heavy rains and flooding along rivers forced the evacuation of thousands of people in a California wine making region and an area of Nevada east of Lake Tahoe on Monday, officials said, with more storms on the way. Regions of California …


Storms Unleash Floods and Mudslides on Northern California and Nevada

The most powerful in a series of winter storms lashed Northern California and Nevada on Sunday with heavy rains and strong winds, causing widespread flooding, downing trees and unleashing mudslides. Tens of thousands of households lost power.


California, Nevada pounded by floods, mudslides

(CNN) — California, Nevada and other parts of the West face more flooding, mudslides and heavy snow as winter storms continue to pound the region. In California, a gigantic mudslide closed a section of Interstate 80 in the Sierras and high winds


Massive storm system dumps rain across California, Nevada

City of Reno crews close flood-prone roads and bridges in Northern Nevada late Saturday, including the Lake Street bridge over the Truckee River by the old Reno Arch in downtown Reno, Nevada. ASSOCIATED PRESS. Related article ». A massive storm …


Relentless Northern California storm brings evacuations, road closings, avalanche

The Sacramento River was running high just north of Sutterville Road on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2016. Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee. facebook twitter email Share. More Videos. Humane Officers seek animal cruelty suspect after finding

Fresno Bee

Latest: California storm brings flooding, forces evacuations

SAN FRANCISCO – The Latest on winter storms in California and Nevada (all times local):. 5 a.m.. Hundreds of people fled homes in Northern California and Nevada as a massive winter storm packing heavy rain, strong winds and lightning caused mudslides …

Fox News

Storms pound California, ease years of drought

(CNN) Parts of California are reeling from winter storms that have triggered flooding, avalanches and forced dozens of people from their homes, but the heavy rain and snow could help ease the drought that has gripped the state. The storms have dumped …


Thousands urged to flee homes in flood-ravaged California

Emergency officials are urging thousands of people in flood-ravaged northern California to evacuate from more devastating rain. The Russian River is still rising in Guerneville, threatening more homes and prompting a new evacuation advisory there.

CBS News

‘Atmospheric River’ Causes Massive Flooding In Nevada And California, Takes Down Historic Giant Sequoia Tree

An “atmospheric river” has caused disastrous weather conditions and massive flooding in California and Nevada. The storm surge is stretching all the way from Hawaii. The historic hollowed-out giant sequoia tree known as the “Pioneer Cabin” in Calaveras …

The Inquisitr

Fire-hose storm induces road-closing mudslides and major flooding in California

An atmospheric river of rain and snow is pouring on California, drenching the state with more than 12 inches of precipitation in some locations. The storm, which is the second in a series of three, has caused dangerous mudslides, flash flooding, …

Washington Post

Why record precipitation may not cure California’s water issues

A resident kayaks on a road flooded due to the rising levels of the Russian River in Guerneville Calif., on Monday. The Russian River rose more than four feet above flood level after days of storms in the area. California is expecting record levels of


California’s water policy at potential tipping point

Recent rain and snowfall conditions have us all hoping 2017 may be a wet year and offer a break in our six-year drought. Jay Ziegler photo courtesy Jay Ziegler. i. Jay Ziegler photo courtesy Jay Ziegler. But whether the drought is broken or not

Sacramento Bee