SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Thursday’s massive storm could be the biggest since 2008, possibly the biggest since 1998 with wind gusts over 100 miles per hour screaming over the top of the Sierra, and rainfall amounts forecast above 8 inches for coastal mountains. The key is WHEN it all hits, and that’s where the KPIX FutureCast forecast comes in.
The following images break down the predicted rainfall amounts, hour by hour from 6 a.m. Thursday morning through the afternoon.
The purple areas indicate torrential rainfall of over 1 inch of rain per hour, leading to flash floods and extremely dangerous driving conditions.
In the 6 a.m. freeze frame, a massive band of rain is seen hitting Santa Rosa and moving south as the times progress. Notice the clock on the upper right corner of the image.
The worst appears to hit the biggest commutes around 8 a.m.
Notice where the…
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