Back-to-back storms in California drop deluge of rain and snow with more ahead

California storm flooding

Succession of powerful storms bring heavy rains and hurricane-strength winds, flooding streets and causing at least six deaths.

Californians used a brief lull in a series of brutal storms to survey the damage on Friday, while bracing for the next onslaught of extreme weather due to arrive this weekend.

California storm

A succession of powerful storms have brought heavy rains and hurricane-strength winds over the past two days, knocking out power to thousands, battering the coastline, flooding streets, toppling trees and causing at least six deaths.

Remnant showers from the latest storm, a “bomb cyclone,” fell around the state on Friday as dangerous surf pounded the coast, while some areas enjoyed sunshine even as they readied for the next onslaught.

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