Atmospheric River Delivers Heavy Rain to Santa Cruz County

An atmospheric river brought heavy rain and dangerous flooding to Northern California on Tuesday, March 14, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

The NWS issued flood advisories for multiple towns in the Northern California area. Some communities in Santa Cruz County should be prepared to evacuate, county officials said.

The footage was posted to Twitter by a resident of the Santa Cruz Mountains, who said it shows the San Lorenzo River. Credit: Andy Benkert via Storyful

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