California Storm Brings Rain, Snow, Heavy Surf, Tragedy

A winter storm moving from Northern to Southern California has brought snow, heavy surf, mudslide and is being blames for at least six deaths.
People walk along Cliff Drive to view the Capitola Wharf damaged by heavy storm waves in Capitola, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)

At a glance

  • The huge storm that barreled into California on Wednesday also brought heavy rain and knocked out power to more than 100,000 people.
  • Most of the San Francisco Bay Area region remained under flood warnings into late Thursday night.
  • The storm was expected to peak in Southern California by Thursday.
  • Winds gusted to at least 85 mph, and at least two people have died in the storm, including a 2-year-old.

 

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