Bundle up, Berkeley: Colder temperatures and light rain are on the way.
The debris flow in The Spiral neighborhood impacted 14 residents in the North Berkeley Hills.
No rain is in the forecast after Wednesday, but the National Weather Service says saturated soils mean Berkeley won’t be safe from the risk of landslides for days or even weeks.
Eight homes in the area of The Spiral at Middlefield Road have been evacuated and red-tagged. Other mudslides closed roads on the Clark Kerr Campus and in the Claremont Hills.
PG&E said 665 customers lost power in the Claremont area after a tree made “contact with an overhead line.”
See calls for service related to flooding, downed tree branches and sewer issues during the parade of storms.
Forecasters say the storms besieging the Bay Area may come to a halt by next Thursday.
The center has heaters, food and other supplies to support unhoused residents amid fierce storms.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District tested the site at Page and Second streets the following day, and found no public health hazard.
“We have been waiting for a wet season like this for years,” a water official said, but is it enough to end the drought?
Thunderstorms Tuesday spewed bursts of pea- and dime-sized hail. Lightning touched ground throughout the city in the early afternoon.
Trees weakened by drought fell across Berkeley and Oakland in the storm. In a time of economic inflation, many homeowners had deferred maintenance on their trees.