Nature Here comes the rain: Summer in Berkeley, and it’s pouring 4 4 Comments article 4 FacebookTwitteremailPrint By Tracey TaylorJune 28, 2011, 4 p.m.May 6, 2017 Heavy rains on Tuesday brought down the branch of a Liquid Amber tree on McGee between Hopkins and Rose. Photo: Berkeleysider Rain collects in the cushion of a seat in a Berkeley garden today. Photo: sisterfish3 Berkeley has seen some heavy precipitation today, and more could be on its way. The forecast is for a 50% chance of rain tonight, and 20% Wednesday. Thursday should see a return to more “traditional” summer weather.