The downpours swelled watercourses that already teetered near or above flood levels and left about half of the state under flood, wind and snow advisories.
Mild winter weather is great for getting people outside, but can hurt an outdoor ice rink.
The damage to the spillway at Lake Oroville forced the evacuation of 188,000 people last weekend.
Flash-flood watches for Southern California were canceled, but Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area were facing a weekend return of heavy rain and winds that lashed them earlier in the week before the storm moves out.
The storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the ocean was at its most fierce late Friday afternoon, dropping over 8 inches of rain in one area, and was expected to last until Saturday afternoon.
Winter storm warnings were in effect from upstate New York to Maine, where blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow were possible.
Winter storm warnings are in effect from upstate New York to northern Maine, where blizzard conditions and snowfall of 8 to 16 inches are likely.
Even though a neutral pattern is expected for the next couple of months, warmer-than-average conditions are likely to persist in our area.
The biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with a potential for more than a foot of snow in places.
Parts of eastern New Orleans are looking like a disaster area following a line of severe weather that blew through the city early Tuesday afternoon.
Records dating to 1887 show Phil has now predicted more winter 103 times while forecasting an early spring just 18 times.
Advanced Baseline Imager on GOES-16 was made in Fort Wayne.
On January 25, 1978, a crippling blizzard hit Indiana.
At least four people died, three were missing and others were rescued from raging floodwaters during the storms.
With 23 January days now in the books, only five of those have not seen fog.
An unusual midwinter barrage of tornadoes and thunderstorms over the weekend was blamed for at least 20 deaths across the Deep South.
A vast storm system that kicked up apparent tornadoes, shredded mobile homes and left other destruction scattered around the Southeast has claimed at least 19 lives during its two-day assault on the region.
As temperatures hovered around freezing, Interstate 84 was shut down for a 45-mile stretch in Oregon and transportation officials had no immediate plans to reopen the highway connecting Oregon and Idaho.
In response to questions from Democrats during his Senate confirmation hearing, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said he disagreed with Trump’s earlier claims that global warming is a hoax created by the Chinese.