‘Biggest Storm’ of Winter Misses Mark in Bay Area, Hits Target in Sierra

The winter’s most anticipated storm was little more than a second-place finisher in terms of Bay Area rainfall. Though light rain should continue into the weekend, the mountains got hit hardest. Thursday morning in San Francisco featured heavy rain to start, but by early afternoon sunshine was bursting through scattered clouds. Friday should be mostly overcast with scattered showers, forecasters said, but nothing close to predictions of the year’s biggest storm. “It was a little less than we expected,” said meteorologist Anna Schneider of the National Weather Service in Monterey