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First Rain of the Season Arrives for Holiday Week

First Rain of the Season Arrives for Holiday Week

Grab your umbrella as Palo Alto and the San Francisco Bay Area are seeing the first rain of the season ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The National Weather Service expects the showers to drop between a tenth to a quarter of an inch of rain here in Palo Alto Wednesday.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for rain again on Thanksgiving, lasting through Friday night. This system will leave up to a quarter inch of rain each day. Sunny skies should return again on Saturday. You can find the latest forecast for Palo Alto here.You can also monitor Palo Alto's creek levels here.

To report blocked storm drains, slides and fallen trees, call the Public Works after hours line at (650) 329-2413. Power outages can be reported at: (650) 496-6914.

In preparation for the rainy season, we have a full page of Storm Watch resources and preparedness tips here.

Last Updated: November 20, 2018