"California Faces Life-Threatening Floods: Heavy Rain and Powerful Winds Hit Hard"

Monday, 5 February 2024

Fierce winter storm hits California with intense downpours and hurricane-force winds.

Up to 37 million people (94% of the state) at risk for life-threatening floods.

Rare hurricane-force wind warning for the Central Coast with gusts up to 92 mph.

San Francisco alerts about flooded streets, fallen trees, and a hillside landslide.

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament postponed due to weather conditions.

Southern California to face downpours, flash floods, and mountain snow.

Governor Gavin Newsom declares a state of emergency in eight Southern California counties.

Winds exceed 60 mph in parts of the San Francisco Bay Area, reaching hurricane strength

Over 856,000 homes and businesses without power; widespread outages in coastal regions.