Atmospheric River Brings Rain to the Bay Area, Snow to the Sierra Nevada

As expected, an “atmospheric river” delivered moderate to heavy rain to the Bay Area on Thursday. The North Bay and Santa Cruz mountains received a majority of the rainfall, with a handful of locations recording more than 4½ inches, including Ben Lomond, according to the National Weather Service in Monterey. Some locations in the Santa Cruz Mountains recorded 2 inches of rain in six hours.