Here comes the rain: Summer in Berkeley, and it’s pouring

Heavy rains on Tuesday brought down the branch of a Liquid Amber tree on McGee between Hopkins and Rose. Photo: Berkeleysider
Rain collects in the cushion of a seat in a Berkeley garden today. Photo: sisterfish3

Berkeley has seen some heavy precipitation today, and more could be on its way. The forecast is for a 50% chance of rain tonight, and 20% Wednesday. Thursday should see a return to more “traditional” summer weather.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside. Email: