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Bay Area Storm Triggers Flood Alert and Power Outages, Topples Trees

February 28, 2014 | 12:30 pm

Bay Area Storm Triggers Flood Alert and Power Outages, Topples Trees

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Latest storm is soaking entire region, prompting a brief flash flood warning in the South Bay.

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Bay Area Storm Update: The Deluge Is Over; What’s Next?

February 10, 2014 | 8:45 am

Bay Area Storm Update: The Deluge Is Over; What’s Next?

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If you’re waiting for the next storm, be patient. The outlook for most of the Bay Area is dry weather.

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How a Sandy-Type Storm Could Short-Circuit Silicon Valley

November 6, 2012 | 3:35 pm

How a Sandy-Type Storm Could Short-Circuit Silicon Valley

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First the good news: The Bay Area has plans in place for a storm as big and bad as Sandy. Now the bad news: Planning is about as far as it goes. We haven’t built new levees or seawalls, moved electrical equipment higher up, or relocated much of anything out of the flood plain. So […]

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October 30, 2012 | 11:57 am

Bay Area Residents Watch And Worry as Storm Swamps Eastern Cities

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Bay Area residents are watching in worry as water rises and darkness descends on New York, New Jersey and many other parts of the Eastern Seaboard. As of Tuesday morning, 35 people had died, according to an Associated Press report, many of them hit by falling trees. Power outages have affected 8.2 million people, many […]

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80,000 in N. California Without Power After Storm

March 20, 2011 | 1:49 pm

80,000 in N. California Without Power After Storm

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PG&E says about 80,000 customers are without power from the Oregon border to Central California in the wake of a powerful Pacific storm Saturday night and Sunday morning. (Check the company’s Electrical System Outage Map.) At 1 p.m. Sunday, That total includes about 11,000 customers in Sonoma County (Santa Rosa Press-Democrat: Thousands without power due […]

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