Two Bay Area Rain Storms Kick Off New Year

San Francisco International Airport reported more than 100 flights were canceled due to the weather

The entire Bay Area could see disruptions from several storms hitting the Bay Area this week.

High winds are forecasted until about 1 a.m. Wednesday, with some areas like eastern Alameda County having gusts of up to 60 mph, meteorologists said.

The first storm brought scattered rain during Tuesday's morning commute. Heavier pockets of rain is expected to fall for the evening commute that could last until 11 p.m., NBC Bay Area Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri said.

San Francisco International Airport reported 106 flights were canceled due to the bad weather. Hundreds of delays were also reported at the airport.

Meanwhile, PG&E reported late Tuesday roughly 10,550 customers were without electrical service due to the storm.

About 3,900 customers lost power in the Guerneville area of Sonoma County around 5:40 p.m. when a tree fell on a power line, according to PG&E.

There are also separate outages in the Woodacre area of Marin County.

An outage affecting roughly 1,214 customers began at 4:28 p.m., and another affecting roughly 3,120 customers began at 5:23 p.m.

In San Francisco there are roughly 1,335 customers affected by a series of outages. On the Peninsula there are 3,160 customers without power.

The East Bay has roughly 610 customers without power and there are roughly 225 customers affected in the South Bay, according to PG&E.

Tuesday will be the larger storm day with areas of “on & off” rain for Wednesday, Ranieri said.

Thursday and Friday should be rain-free, giving the region a chance to dry out before a weekend one-two punch.

Ranieri said the forecast models continue to paint a very wet scenario which could bring another 1to 2 inches of rain from Saturday to Sunday across the Bay Area.

Here’s the full timeline of the pending storms:

Tuesday evening: Heavier rain for the evening commute.

Wednesday: On and off rain.

Thursday: Dry.

Friday: Dry.

Saturday: Rain returns.

Sunday: Heavier rain and wind at times.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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