Weather advisories issued across Bay Area due to rain

Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — The Bay Area went to sleep last night and woke up Sunday morning to heavy downpours of rain.

Showers will continue to soak the region Sunday.

An Atmospheric River is taking over the Bay, prompting the National Weather Service to issue several weather advisories.

Flash Flood Warning

Update: NWS upgraded this Flash Flood Warning from a Flash Flood Watch.

Officials worry heavy rainfall could lead to debris flows and flash flooding in and near recent burn areas.

Mudslides are also a concern.

The Flash Flood Warning is in effect Sunday from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. in the North Bay, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Santa Cruz Mountains and 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. in Monterey.

Flash Flood Warning

Wind Advisories

There are also wind advisories that will go into effect Sunday.

  • North Bay: 2 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • San Francisco: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • East Bay: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Bay: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monterey County: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Winds are forecast to gust from 40 to 60 mph.

Southerly winds are expected to be 15 to 25 mph with occasional gusts up to 35 to 45 mph. Some areas might see gusts up to 60 mph.

Residents are advised to secure loose outdoor objects and structures. Power outages are likely with many trees, tree limbs and power lines coming down.

High Surf Advisory

A High Surf Advisory will also be in effect for coastal parts of the Bay Area beginning Sunday.

The advisory will last from 11 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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