State of emergency in California as powerful storm brings heavy rain
SAN FRANCISCO – California declared a state of emergency Wednesday as a powerful storm generated 45-foot waves out at sea
dropped soaking rain on already saturated ground, and prompted warnings of floods and mudslides.
The storm's impacts will ramp up during the afternoon and the more than 8 million people who live in the San Francisco Bay Area should limit travel
the regional National Weather Service office warned. Earlier in the day, California Gov.