High winds, heavy rain, possible flooding forecast for Wednesday night and Thursday

The National Weather Service is forecasting nasty conditions starting Wednesday night and continuing into Thursday.

The forecast includes heavy rain—“an inch and a half to three inches for most urban areas for the San Francisco peninsula and Monterey Bay region…and up to 8 inches for the coastal ranges”—and high winds—“of 20 to 30 mph with gusts well over 40 mph for urban locations. Winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts well over 60 mph for higher elevation locations.”

With the saturated soil expect downed trees and power outages and well as large waves. Mud slides are possible.

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