Drains are overflowing, creeks are gushing, trees are toppling and late Thursday morning nearly 11,000 PG&E customers in the Oakland-Berkeley hills lost power.
Because it's such a rare sight it's always worth taking note when our local hills see some of the white stuff.
Readers were quick to share photos of the beautiful sight, many while on the work or school run.
Strong winds and heavy rain fall will make road conditions more hazardous and could trigger power outages. People are being advised to take precautions.
Drivers are encouraged to avoid Ashby at the I-80 overpass while Caltrans addresses the flooding.
Bay Area air quality likely to remain poor for days.
After weeks of blue skies and warm temperature, a cold front moved into the Bay Area, bringing rain and hail.
With the temperatures soaring past 100 degrees and the air filled with soot from fires around the West, the sunsets in Berkeley recently have been phenomenal.
The heat wave that hit Berkeley on Friday — slated to continue through Monday — forced people to seek relief in lakes and air-conditioned spaces.
With several heat warnings in effect over the next few days into Labor Day weekend, Berkeley is preparing for temperatures into the upper 90s, the city announced Thursday.
Don't say we didn't warn you: Berkeleyside urged you back in 2010 to mark your calendar for Monday's total solar eclipse.
Huge swaths of debris, including reeds and clumps of water hyacinth, have been spotted floating on the surface of the waters of the East Bay shoreline.
Damaged tide tubes mean water doesn't drain quickly from Aquatic Park, and that leads to flooding.