Atmospheric River Hits Northern California, Bringing Snow, Winds and Mudslides

An “atmospheric river” drenched the Bay Area and brought heavy snowfall to the Lake Tahoe area on Tuesday and into Wednesday. But even the coming deluge won’t bring rainfall totals to anywhere near normal, forecasters said. Heavy rain, strong winds, and even mudslides are expected for some areas throughout the week.

Credit: Caron Creighton & Jessica Christian
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