Bay Area Storm Leaves at Least Two Dead

The latest atmospheric river storm to hit California left at least two people dead on January 4, authorities said.

Police in Fairfield said a 19-year-old woman died in a car crash early on Wednesday, caused by flooding.

Local media cited a fire chief in Sonoma County as saying a toddler was killed when a redwood tree toppled onto a mobile home.

Footage from San Francisco Public Works shows a crew clearing a downed tree that was blocking a street.

The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood advisory with the potential for “dangerously large” breaking waves of 25 to 30 feet until 3 am on Friday. Credit: San Francisco Public Works via Storyful

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