OAKLAND, Calif. -- Mother Nature gave waterlogged Northern Californians a brief respite from a spring storm onslaught Friday but a final front churning off the coast carried with it one final soggy wallop.
The National Weather Service said an unstable cold air mass was still parked off the California coast promising to send in waves of thundershowers throughout the day. A final storm was predicted to move in late Friday and keep the Bay Area wet on Saturday.
However, the lingering effects of rain storms pounding the region over the last 10 days were still apparent.
The weather service said over the last 24 hours the Lexington Reservoir in the Santa Cruz Mountains had received 2.74 inches of rain while the nearby community of Ben Lomond got 2.97 inches.
In Wine Country, St. Helena was drenched by 1.68 inches while Napa had 1.21 inches. Meanwhile in the East Bay, Orinda received 2.28 inches with Hayward coming in with 1.27.Read More »from Mother Nature Takes A Breather; Steady Rain Ends