Some other retail stores in the area making the same decision. Clothing store Oaklandish tweeted that its Downtown and Dimond locations closed before 2:30 p.m. On Tuesday, KRON4 spoke to a San Rafael bakery that planned to shut down on Wednesday as well.
The storm is being caused by a “bomb cyclone” forming over the Pacific Ocean and an atmospheric river heading toward the Bay Area. The area is expected to be battered by rain Wednesday afternoon and night.
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The storm approaching Wednesday is anticipated to cause similar damage. For live updates on the storm, follow KRON4’s coverage HERE.