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How Much Rain Fell in the Bay Area? Weather Service Releases 48-Hour Rainfall Totals

Mount Tamalpais in Marin County recorded 16.55 inches of rainfall between Saturday morning and Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service

NBC Universal, Inc. An atmospheric river storm that pummeled the Bay Area Sunday and Monday triggered evacuations, outages, freeway closures and a host of weather-related advisories and watches. Kari Hall, Thom Jensen and Bob Redell report.

The atmospheric river storm that drenched the Bay Area over the weekend delivered copious amounts of rain in several locations, including over a foot in some spots, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service posted eye-popping 48-hour rainfall totals Monday morning, highlighted by 16.55 inches recorded on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County.

Saint Helena, also in the North Bay, recorded 10.92 inches during that two-day span between Saturday morning and Monday morning. Ben Lomond Mountain in the Santa Cruz Mountains picked up 9.63 inches.

The 48-hour rainfall totals include rain that fell before Sunday's atmospheric river soaking as well as some lingering showers, the weather service said.

Visit the weather service website for a complete Bay Area rainfall total breakdown.