Scientists are predicting this year could see more rain than the last.
Rain is expected to come in bursts from Monday to Saturday, with a thunderstorm possible early Thursday.
Failed pumps along I-580 in East Oakland last week showed how local freeways are vulnerable to heavy rains.
Climate and weather experts explain the “bomb cyclone’s” behavior, its link to global warming, and how all this rain relates to the ongoing drought.
Authorities and driving experts say storm conditions will be dangerous. The city and county are working on keeping roads open.
The National Weather Service and city of Oakland have tips on staying safe and dry in the rain.
The fish are returning to East Bay streams for the first time in decades, and some are winding up in the unlikeliest of places.