Thunderstorms Tuesday spewed bursts of pea- and dime-sized hail. Lightning touched ground throughout the city in the early afternoon.
The National Weather Service is predicting two storms: one on Saturday and a second from Sunday evening to Tuesday afternoon. The storms could be windier than the last.
The storm dropped more than 2 inches of rain on Berkeley and caused creeks to rise over a foot.
A 10-day “Pineapple Express” is expected to cause flooding, debris flows, downed trees, and other hazards in Berkeley.
Up to 3 inches of rain is forecast to fall on Berkeley between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. A flood watch is in effect starting 10 p.m. Friday.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District today issued its 13th “Spare the Air” alert of 2022 due to high pollution.
Two unions representing 36,000 student researchers and academic student employees ratified a labor agreement with UC Friday, ending the six-week strike.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the alert because of pollution from wood burning.
Am agreement, which still needs to be ratified, was struck Friday between student employees and the University of California.
UC Berkeley graduate students who are also parents — among the last to still be on the picket line in a month-long strike — are advocating for better child care subsidies and health care for families.
Up to a third of an inch is forecast to fall Thursday night and up to 1.5 inches over the first half of the weekend. No widespread flooding is anticipated.
An inch of rain is expected Thursday in Berkeley, with another inch forecast for Saturday and Sunday. Chilly temperatures are expected to persist into next week.