Storm Updates

South San Francisco, CA – January 5th, 2023 – From KRON4 website

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023

10:50 a.m. — Capitola Wharf split in half as 30-foot waves pound beaches

Capitola Wharf was split in two Thursday when a section of it collapsed into the ocean. The video [on their website] shows the devastation as waves pound nearby structures.

10:35 a.m. — Tree falls on residential building in Oakland

A tree fell onto a three-story apartment building in Oakland on Wednesday night, according to a tweet from Oakland Fire Chief Dr. Reginald Freeman. There were no injuries and one occupant has been located. Power to the building — located at 3293 Lynde St. — was compromised. The structure was turned over to Oakland Housing Authority, according to Chief Freeman.

10:20 a.m. — More Bay Area Flood Advisories issued

The National Weather Service has issued additional Flood Advisories have been issued for:

San Francisco County
Santa Clara County
Contra Costa County
San Mateo County
Santa Cruz County

10:08 a.m. — Flood Advisory for Alameda County

A Flood Advisory is in effect for Alameda County due to moderate to heavy rain, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office announced in a tweet. The advisory is currently in effect until 12:45 p.m.

10:00 a.m. — Highway 1 blocked by rockslide in Marin County

Highway 1 between Stinson Bech and Muir Beach is blocked due to a rockslide, according to a tweet from Marin County. Responders are on the scene but there is no ETA on reopening.

9:45 a.m. — East Bay town of Danville picks up after storm

This neighborhood on brookside drive near downtown Danville took a beating on Saturday when they were caught off guard by just how hard it rained. They made sure to be ready for the latest round as they have sandbags in front of their homes. The rain on Saturday just wiped out their front yards, sending mud into the streets. This time they made sure to remove the mud from the streets and keep the gutters and drains clear.

9:25 a.m. — Scaffold collapses into powerlines in SF

Scaffolding collapsed into structures and wires on 30th Avenue in San Francisco Thursday, according to a tweet from the San Francisco Fire Department. No injuries have been reported. Residents are being advised to avoid the area.

8:20 a.m. — Downed power lines, trees lead to road closures in North Bay

7:45 a.m. — Mudslide blocking Highway 1 in Pacifica

A mudslide is blocking the no. 2 lane on Northbound Highway 1 north of the Monterey Road onramp in Pacifica, according to a tweet from Pacifica Police. Drivers are being advised to use Sharp Park Road as an alternative route. CHP and Caltrans are on the scene.

6:32 a.m. — BART advises of weather-related delays

BART is advising of delays of up to 20 minutes systemwide due to wet weather conditions.

6:18 a.m. — High winds cause downed trees as rain begins to pick up

Gusts of up to 39 mph are blowing in parts of the Bay Area as rain is beginning to fall, just as morning commuters are hitting the roads.


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