(KRON) — The second day of stormy weather in a row this week brought rain, wind, thunder and lightning to parts of the Bay Area Tuesday. The region is still picking up the pieces from overnight damage Monday with plenty more wetness ahead.

Tuesday morning, thunderstorms and isolated downpours have been reported as unsettled weather moves across the Bay Area, according to KRON4 Meteorologist John Shrable. On-and-off showers will continue through the rest of the week and into next week, Shrable said.

Stay up to date with the latest on the storm below:

6:00 p.m. — Evacuation warning in Fairfield

A flood/evacuation warning was issued in Fairfield for The Vines on 80 Apartments (3950 Business Center Drive), The Verdant at Green Valley Apartments (3900 Business Center Drive) and Thomasson Lane.

Fairfield police said the warnings were issued because Lake Curry is overspilling. Excess water is expected to flow into Suisun Creek, which could cause flooding early Wednesday morning.

Residents of the areas listed should be prepared to leave if an evacuation order is issued.

5:15 p.m. — Solano County, City of Fremont declare local emergencies

Solano County and the City of Fremont both issued local emergency proclamations due to the heavy storms over the last two weeks.

Solano County cited events such as flooding, mudslides and power outages as reasons why it issued the state of emergency. The county warned that soil conditions remain saturated, and additional rain is likely to cause further damage.

In Fremont, the emergency proclamation gives the city the authority and flexibility to use resources on the damages caused by the weather. There have been 275 tons of sand distributed to residents for sandbags and more than 50 downed trees in the city.

3:41 p.m. — Tree falls into Muni bus in San Francisco

Video shows a Muni bus in San Francisco that was hit by a falling tree. Fortunately, no one was injured, according to SF Public Works.

3:35 p.m. — State opens emergency shelters in Bay Area

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services announced that it added emergency shelters in 14 counties across the state due to the weather.

Eight of the shelters are in the Bay Area or Santa Cruz. Check shelter locations below.

3:15 p.m. — Power outages on BART

BART reported a power outage that was possibly caused by a lightning strike. The outage led to major delays in the Berryessa, Richmond and Millbrae directions.

The power went out at the Richmond maintenance yard, causing Richmond-bound trains on the orange and red lines to turn back at El Cerrito del Norte.

2:46 p.m. — Tree falls on car in San Francisco

1:25 p.m. — Downed tree lands on MUNI bus in Union Square neighborhood

1:20 p.m. — Lightning strikes San Francisco skyscrapers, Flash Flood Warning in effect

Flash flood warnings were issued in San Francisco, Daly City and South San Francisco as hail poured and thunder boomed over the region. Lighting bolts struck Sutro Tower and the Transamerica Pyramid building in San Francisco. The NWS called the flood warnings a “dangerous and life-threatening situation.”

Lightning strikes Sutro Tower in San Francisco on Jan. 10, 2023. (Photo by Daniel Haire)

1:17 p.m. — Wild weather continues in San Francisco

Strong winds, rain, pea-sized hail and even lighting strikes were hitting San Francisco Tuesday afternoon. The Bay Area is in the midst of a “parade of storms” that will continue into next week.

12:37 p.m. — Flash flood warning issued for San Francisco, San Mateo

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning near San Fancisco and San Mateo Counties until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management. NWS said this is a dangerous or life-threatening situation. Avoid travel unless evacuating.

12:10 p.m. — Thunder heard in SF as lightning forms outside the Bay

Thunder was heard outside the KRON4 newsroom Tuesday as weather radar showed lightning forming outside the Bay. With more storms expected in the coming days, KRON4 Meteorologist Kyla Grogan has your midday forecast.

11:03 a.m. — Several San Francisco streets impacted by down trees

Tuesday morning, several streets in San Francisco were closed due to fallen trees or other storm-related obstructions. This includes Mission Street and Van Ness Avenue, Union and Hyde streets, Pierce and Post streets, 122 Guerrero Street and 155 Fell Street.

11:30 a.m. — Russian River Valley evacuation warning lifted

The evacuation warning for areas along the Russian River Valley have been lifted, according to Sonoma County officials. Officials still advise for residents and drivers to be aware of fallen trees and flooding that may still cause road closures.

10:56 a.m. — NOAA releases timelapse video of atmospheric river

Video shows a timelapse of how the atmospheric river has been impacting the West Coast from Jan. 5 to Jan. 10.

10:54 a.m. — Fallen tree closes roads in Pittsburg

A tree fell and is blocking the on-ramp from North Parkside Road to Railroad Avenue in Pittsburgh. Public Works is on site and working to clear the roadway. ETA for removal is 1:00 p.m.

9:06 a.m. — Video of tree falling on Highway 9 in Ben Lomond surfaces

Video shows the moment a tree fell on Highway 9 in Ben Lomond in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Saturated soil and powerful winds from the ongoing storm have been causing damage throughout the Bay Area.

8:52 a.m. — Northbound CA-101 in Santa Barbara closed due to rockslide

A rockslide has closed the northbound lanes of CA-101 at Winchester Cyn Road in Santa Barbara, according to the California Highway Patrol. CA-154 is also closed at CA-246 and CA-192 due to multiple rockslides. CHP suggests using I-5 is an alternate route.

8:38 a.m. — Strong overnight winds blow through San Francisco

Video shows the storm blowing debris and garbage cans down the street in Russian Hill in San Francisco.

7:45 a.m. — Wind and hail advisory issued for East Bay

NWS has issued a special weather statement for Antioch, Livermore and Pleasanton until 9 a.m. Forty-mile-per-hour winds and pea-sized hail are possible.

7:10 a.m. — Downed powerlines in Gilroy close roads

Monterey Road in Gilroy is closed in both directions between Ronan Avenue and Pierce Street due to downed power lines across the whole street, according to police. Avoid the area if possible. There is no ETA on when the road will reopen.

6:30 a.m. — Wind and hail advisory issued for Bay Area

NWS has warned residents in the San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley areas to watch out for 30-mile-per-hour winds and potentially nickel-sized hail until 6:45 a.m.

A wind and pea-sized hail advisory has also been issued for the San Pablo Bay, Suisun Bay, the West Delta and the San Francisco Bay north of the Bay Bridge and San Francisco Bay South of the Bay Bridge until 6:45 a.m.

Pea-sized hail is also a possibility in Livermore, San Jose and Santa Clara until 7:30 a.m.

6:27 a.m. — Shelter in place ordered in San Rafael

The road has been reported back open as of 7:10 a.m.

A shelter in place has been ordered on the 100 block of Mountain View Avenue just north of Dominican University due to live wires being on the ground, according to San Rafael police. PG&E is on the scene helping with repairs. There is no current access to get to Grand Avenue at this time. ETA for reopening of the road is one to two hours.

6:20 a.m. — Storm damage in Belmont

Emergency crews faced a busy night in Belmont dealing with downed trees blocking roads, falling onto cars and one falling onto a house due to strong winds and lightning, according to police. No injuries were reported.

5:20 a.m. — Hail near Santa Rosa

The National Weather Service received reports of a thunderstorm producing some hail Tuesday morning near Santa Rosa. NWS issued a weather advisory for hail in the area until 5:45 a.m.

5:10 a.m. — Downed trees in Walnut Creek close roads

Police reported downed trees and powerlines on Ygnacio Valley Road were blocking the eastbound lanes between Homestead Avenue and San Carlos Drive east of downtown. Police had no estimate of when the road would be clear.

8:07 p.m. — City of Fremont declares local emergency

The City of Fremont has declared a local emergency Monday evening amid the winter storms that have impacted the city and severe weather that is expected arrive later this week. This comes after several Bay Area cities declared local emergencies Monday.

7:41 p.m. — All lanes reopened on US-101 in Gilroy

Both directions of US-101 have fully reopened in Gilroy, according to a tweet by Caltrans. Video shows a “moving river” along US-101 Monday afternoon.

Video: Nima Neynavaei

7:16 p.m. — NB and SB lanes close on CA-35 in Los Gatos

All lanes on CA-35 are closed in both directions near Bear Creek Road due to a landslide, according to CHP.

7:06 p.m. — City of Petaluma shares list of road closures

  • Stony Point between Petaluma Boulevard North and Pepper Road
  • Auto Center Drive at Petaluma Boulevard North

5:38 p.m. — Landslide closes SB lanes on CA-17 in Los Gatos

All CA-17 southbound lanes in Los Gatos are blocked until midnight at Glenwood Drive due to a landslide, according to Caltrans.

5:17 p.m. — Northbound US-101 at CA-25 in Gilroy reopens

All lanes in the northbound direction have reopened. The southbound direction remains blocked.

5:02 p.m.– Large pine tree falls over Hwy 9 in Santa Cruz Mountains

Video captured by a PG&E lineman shows the moment a pine tree falls down over Hwy 9 in the Santa Cruz Mountains due to a mudslide.

Video: Mayra Tostado, PG&E

4:10 p.m. — Police warn residents of a blown transformer in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Police announced that a transformer had blown near the 100 block of Oak Grove Avenue. Police and fire crews are both on the scene, and PG&E has responded to handle the issue.

(Photo courtesy of Menlo Park Police)

4:04 p.m. — Video shows Uvas Creek overflooding into Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy.

Video: Bryan Montes Fuertes

4:00 p.m. — Vacaville Evacuation Warnings lifted

Leisure Town Road has reopened and evacuation warnings for Vacaville have been lifted, according to a tweet from the City of Vacaville.

3:30 p.m. — Evacuation Warnings issued for parts of Santa Clara County

Evacuation warnings have been issued to Santa Clara County residents in the area of Highway 101 and Bolsa Road, according to a press release from the county. The warnings are due to “weather conditions and risks to the general public and property” the release states.

Areas under evacuation warnings include:

  • South of Hwy 152, East of Hwy 101
  • South of Pacheco Pass (Hwy 152) and East of Hwy 101
  • South of Luchessa Ave. and East of Thomas Rd.
  • East of Santa Teresa Blvd. to Castro Valley Rd.
  • North of Castro Valley Rd. to Luchessa Ave.
  • North of Hwy 25 between Hwy 101 & Bloomfield Rd.
  • West of Bloomfield Ave. between Hwy 25 & Pacheco Pass (Hwy 152)
  • East of Hwy 101 to Pacheco Pass (Hwy 152)

3:12 p.m. — “No ETA” for reopening Hwy 17 in Santa Cruz

Highway 17 in Santa Cruz remains fully closed due to a massive slide blocking the roadway with “no ETA” for when it will reopen, according to a tweet from Santa Cruz County. According to Caltrans, the estimated time of reopening is around 10 p.m.

3:05 p.m. — City of Vallejo opens warming shelter

The City of Vallejo will open an overnight warming center for those seeking respite from cold and rain on Monday, Jan. 9 and Tuesday, Jan 10, the city announced in a press release. The shelter will be located in the Vallejo room at 505 Santa Clara Street on the backside of City Hall, below the JFK Library. It will be open Monday and Tuesday from 8 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning.

2:10 p.m. — Earlier SF traffic advisory in Golden Gate Park resolved

An earlier incident in which drivers were advised to avoid a stretch of roadway in Golden Gate Park due to flooding has been resolved, according to an update from AlertSF. Drivers were advised to steer clear of the section of Crossover Drive between Fulton and Lincoln. Although the incident is resolved, traffic delays are still expected and drivers are advised to consider alternate routes.

12:50 p.m. Caltrans announces US-101 closures in Gilroy

Caltrans District 4 announced that a three-mile stretch of US-101 is closed on Monday afternoon. Northbound US-101 at the HWY-25 connector ramp, south of Gilroy, is closed due to flooding. Southbound US-101 at the 10th Street off ramp in Gilroy is also closed due to flooding, according to Caltrans. Video shows a “moving river” along US-101 Monday afternoon, according to National Weather Service.

Video: NWS Bay Area

12:09 p.m. — Westbound State Route 37 closed due to flooding

Westbound State Route 37 is closed between Atherton Avenue and US-101 in Marin due to flooding, according to the California Highway Patrol. Use Atherton Avenue to access US-101. Avoid the area if possible and expect delays. There is no ETO at this time.

11:37 a.m. — Evacuation Warnings in parts of Vacaville due to flooding

Residents in the Southwood Place area, south of Marshall Road, east of Peabody, north of Alamo and West of the Putah Canal are being advised of a potential threat to life. KRON4’s Sara Stinson reports from the scene.

11:30 a.m. — Drivers advised to avoid Golden Gate Park roadway due to flooding

Drivers in SF are being advised to steer clear of Crossover Drive between Fulton Street and Lincoln Way, due to flooding. Drivers should consider alternative routes, a notification from AlertSF said.

11:00 a.m. — Marin County shares list of road closures

Roads were closed across the northern Bay Area counties on Monday. Details are shared below:

  • Center Road & Wilmac Avenue, Novato
  • Cherry Street & Armstrong Avenue, Novato
  • Lucas Valley Road underpass, San Rafael
  • Arroyo Drive, Kentfield
  • Balboa Avenue, San Rafael
  • Platform Bridge Road, Point Reyes Station

10:50 a.m. — Moscow Road near Monte Rio in Sonoma County closed

A photo from the Sonoma County Sheriff shows Moscow Road broken nearly in half by what appears to be a landslide. The road is closed, and officials did not share an estimated time of reopen.

(Photo courtesy of Sonoma County Sheriff)

10:45 a.m. — Evacuation orders issued along Pajaro and Carmel rivers in Monterey County

Monterey County issued an evacuation order for areas near the Pajaro River, including the following zones:

  • B-001A — South of Riverside Rd; North of San Juan Road; East of Reiter Berry Farms; West of Murphy Crossing Road
  • B-003 — South of Pajaro River; North of the Union Pacific Railroad; East of Allison Road
  • B-005 — South of the Pajaro River; North of Matiasevich Lane; east of the Union Pacific Railroad; West of Allison Road
  • B-006 — South of Pajaro River; North of Salinas Road; East of Union Pacific Railroad; West de Salinas Road
  • B-007a — South of Bishop Street; North of Union Pacific Railroad; East of Allison Road; West of Union Pacific Railroad
  • B-0012a — South of Pajaro River; North of Trafton Road; East of McGowan Road; West of Highway 1
  • B-0012b — South of Pajaro River/McGowan Road; North of Bluff Road/Jensen Road; East of Pajaro River; West of Highway 1

The evacuation order was expanded to include low-lying areas of the Carmel River, from the ocean all the way through the Carmel Valley. The following zones are asked to evacuate:

  • Zones near Carmel by the Sea — A-062B, A-062A, A-063A, A-025B and A-059A
  • Zones along Carmel River in Carmel Valley — D-016, D-018, D-019, D-020, D-030A, D-030B, D-034A, D-034B,  D-037, D-048A, D-048B, D-048C, D-048D, D-048E, D-048F, D-056C, D-056D, D-064A, D-064B, D-065A and D-065B

For more detailed information about your evacuation zone, please visit the Monterey County Emergency Information website. Monterey County shared a photo of the Carmel River before and after flooding.

Carmel River flooding near Rio Hondo (Photo courtesy of County of Monterey)

10:39 a.m. — San Lorenzo River begins flooding in Downtown Santa Cruz

Video released in a tweet by Santa Cruz County shows the water overflowing the banks.

10:25 a.m. — Landslides in Santa Cruz close roads

Southbound SR-17 south of Glenwood Drive due to a landslide blocking the roadway, according to CHP.

(CHP Santa Cruz)

State Route-9 is also blocked at Holiday Lane. Please avoid the area.

9:53 a.m. — Flood advisory for Bay Area extended until 4 p.m.

The flooding advisory issued for the Bay Area including San Francisco, the Peninsula, the East Bay and the South Bay has been extended to 4 p.m. The National Weather Service said to expect minor flooding on highways, streets and underpasses.

9:14 a.m. — City of Martinez declares local emergency

The City of Martinez declared a local emergency Monday morning to allow the city to receive additional resources ahead of the next storm expected to come this week.

8:40 a.m. — Flood warning issued for Guadalupe River in San Jose

KRON4’s Will Tran reports on NWS’s flood warning issued for the Guadalupe River in San Jose.

8 a.m. — Flood evacuation warning ordered in Solano County

An evacuation warning was ordered in Vacaville for areas west of Peabody Road, south of Beelard Drive, east of Northwood Drive and north of Alamo Drive. Solano County officials said there is a potential threat to life and/or property in the area and those who need extra time or have pets or livestock should leave immediately.

7:45 a.m. — Classes cancelled in Pajaro Valley Unified School District, Aptos Beach Flats evacuation ordered

School was cancelled for the Pajaro Valley Unified School District Monday following a flash flood warning. District spokesperson Alicia Jimenez will release an update on reopening Tuesday.

The Aptos Beach Flats area in Santa Cruz County is under evacuation orders, according to the Bay City News. A flash flood warning is in effect in the county until 9:45 a.m.

7:30 a.m. — Tree down in Alameda County

A tree fell overnight on a house on James Avenue in Castro Valley around 3 a.m., according to the Alameda County Fire Department. Fire department officials said there were no injuries but the homeowner was in bed when the tree fell.

7:30 a.m. — Airports experience delays, cancellations

  • San Francisco International Airport is experiencing 49 flight delays and 11 cancellations
  • Oakland International Airport is experiencing 14 flight delays and one cancellation
  • San Jose International Airport is experiencing 18 flight delays

7 a.m. — Flood advisory in San Francisco, Peninsula, East Bay, South Bay

The National Weather Service warns of flooding due to Monday’s storm in the Bay Area including San Francisco, the Peninsula, the East Bay and the South Bay. NWS said to expect minor flooding on highways, streets and underpasses. The advisory is in effect until 10 a.m.


5:45 a.m. — Evacuations begin in Santa Cruz

Evacuations due to potential flooding from the San Lorenzo River have begun in the Felton Grove and Paradise Park areas, according to a tweet from the county. Soquel Creek has reached action stage. Check your zone at community.zonehaven.com.

5:35 a.m. — Flash flood warning in Monterey County


The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning in Monterey County until 8:30 a.m. Monday.

5:08 a.m. — Flood advisory in San Pablo

Police have advised residents along the canal in San Pablo to prepare for flooding, according to Bay City News. The advisory area spans from 11th Street between Palmer Avenue and Rivers Street.

Bay City News contributed to this report.