A major storm system was pummeling Northern California and parts of the Pacific Northwest with heavy rains overnight.
The big picture: The "atmospheric river" storms, associated with a record-strong "bomb cyclone" offshore from the Pacific Northwest, have brought flooding and mudslides to parts of California that were razed by recent wildfires and in severe drought. It's also caused widespread power outages in California and Washington state.
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We captured add'l views of the Hwy 70 slide in Butte County about 8 mi N of Pulga from earlier today.
Storms are expected to continue overnight. Stay home, stay safe!
Before your Monday morning commute, get updates on road closures at https://t.co/WvicXhSbxn #KnowBeforeYouGo pic.twitter.com/lvTIGA4ro8
— Caltrans HQ (@CaltransHQ) October 25, 2021
A pedestrian walks on a flooded street on Oct. 24 in Kentfield, Calif. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Tree workers cut up a tree that fell across a road in Ross, Calif., on Oct. 24. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
The swollen San Anselmo Creek touches the bottom of businesses on Oct. 24 in San Anselmo, Calif. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
A truck drives through a flooded street in Mill Valley, Calif., on Oct. 24. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Dealing with some debris flows, flooding and downed trees on ED 50 in the #CaldorFire burn area but crews are patrolling the corridor 24/7 and the highway remains open. Travel, however, is NOT advised tonight. pic.twitter.com/tOQJhnLWeF
— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) October 25, 2021
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