Wet weather hits the Bay Area for the weekend

A woman carries an umbrella as she crosses Powell Street n San Francisco, Thursday, March 3, 2016. Light rain has started in the San Francisco Bay Area as the region braces for a series of storms expected this weekend and into next week. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The Bay Area is expected to be hit with a storm starting Friday morning and continuing all the way through Sunday.

According to KRON4’s meteorologists James Fletcher, rain will strike the Bay Area starting from the North and working it’s way down to the East Bay and the Peninsula throughout Friday morning and midday.

KRON4’s Terisa Estacio as part of the team coverage explains that rain has already been spotted in the North Bay, as far as Santa Rosa. Estacio explained that roads have appeared to be wet, and rain coming down sideways due to wind gusts. The North Bay is expected to receive the majority of the rainfall with an early start as 4 a.m., Friday morning.

KRON4’s Will Tran was in San Rafael where droplets of rain have been on and off, Friday morning. Rain will strike that area of the Bay anywhere from 10 a.m. to noon. Tran said so far the morning commute has been steady, but is expected to backed up when the rainfall hits. Wind has picked up in the area of San Rafael.


KRON4’s Averi Harper was in Burlingame where rainfall is light, but expected to pick up throughout the day. Traffic is moving fairly quickly. Harper provides some tips for you morning commute.

  • Turn on headlights
  • No cruise control
  • Tap brake pedal
  • Check your tires

KRON4’s meteorologist Dave Spahr explained that this storm will last throughout the weekend.

Saturday is expected to receive light rainfall with an early day rain break, and a dose of rain in the early evening hours. According to Spahr Sunday will have the largest amount of rainfall with scattered showers.

Stay with KRON4 News for the latest developments on this storm.

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