A Powerful Storm Struck Northern CaliforniaBack to list
The United States
One of the windiest and rainiest storms in five years churned down the West Coast, northern California, on December 11, 2014. It brought in strong winds, much-needed rain and snow to California where there has been a drought for a long time. According to National Weather Service, the storm has headed south with very powerful winds and heavy rainfall.
Strong winds felled the trees, and even killed a man and a teenage boy in Oregon. Waves slammed onto the bays. A lot of schools and businesses told people to stay home. Fifty thousand utility customers were without power in San Francisco.