Strongest Storm of Season Batters California for 3-Days: 10″ rains, 52″ snows, 164 mph gusts

Written by on January 17, 2019 in United States of America with 0 Comments

The strongest storm of the winter has plowed into California bringing a widespread 3-6 inches of rain from north to south below 4,000ft. This heavy rain has resulted in flooding.

Bay Area totals

North/Central Valley

Southwest Calif

The greatest rain total appears to be around Big Sur with 10.52 inches but even around the LA Basin we saw 2-4 widely.

Winds with this storm has been equally as impressive thanks to the strength of low. Big Black Rock in Marin County observed a gust of 98 mph. Trees and minor structural damage was reported in exposed areas.

Up in the high Sierra and it was snow as well as the wind which has been impressive.

Credit: AccuWeather

So too have the winds over the ridges.

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