The Storm Finally Arrives - Have You Seen Any Problems?

After a less-than-impressive start, one of two big storms scheduled to sweep through the Bay Area arrived early this morning, causing power outages and downed trees. Have you seen any storm-related problems? Tell us in the comments.

The long-anticipated storm arrived in the Bay Area Friday morning, bringing heavy winds and knocking down trees and leaving more than 15,000 PG&E customers without power. More than 4,500 PG&E customers in the Peninsula area, 3,700 in the South Bay area and 7,600 in the North Bay area are without power this morning, according to PG&E, which posts a map of outages showing location and details such as cause and when it might be restored.

So far, no problems have been reported in Walnut Creek. Have you seen any storm-caused damage? Do you have any photos of the storm? 

A wind advisory is in effect until 11 a.m., with gusts of up to 45 mph expected, and a flash flood watch is in effect through Monday morning in the San Francisco Bay Area. A high surf advisory is in effect from 9 a.m. this morning until 4 a.m. Saturday.

Rain is likely to continue this evening, with lows in the upper 50s. Winds from the south are expected to reach up to 15 mph. Rain is expected Saturday. Highs are expected to be in the mid 60s, with winds from the south reaching up to 20 mph.


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