A large tree near 7-11 on San Benito and Hawkins Street blew over during a 2017 storm. Photo by Joshua Miller.

Wind and rain expected in San Benito County

National Weather Service issues high wind and flash flood watches across Bay Area for Feb. 1-2.

Impact of the 2017 flooding on Lovers Lane. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Office of Emergency Services.

Health

County Office of Emergency Services issues weather advisory

OES notes possibility of power outages and cautions residents to be aware of downed power lines and trees, standing water, potential flooding, and more.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Business / Economy

Monterey Bay Community Power strikes major renewable energy deal during first year of operation

Community choice energy agency makes long-term wind energy investment.

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Wet, windy weather ahead

Storm expected to bear down on the area Thursday night into Friday

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Here we go again: another rainy, windy storm coming

With locals still cleaning up after Friday's big storm, another one is pointed at San Benito County and expected to impact the region Sunday into Monday

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Police / Fire

Fallen tree hits house, causes gas leak

Incident was one of many examples of damage caused by the Friday morning wind storm

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Police / Fire

Wind storm wreaks havoc

Blustery conditions cause power outages, gas leaks, downed trees, structure fire; force local school closures

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UPDATED: Wires down, power outages, high school classes canceled

Power outages spurred by wind hit San Benito County Friday, with more rain expected

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County bracing for heavy rainfall this weekend

Powerful storm expected to drench San Benito County through Monday

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Wild weather bearing down on California

Wind warnings, flash flood advisory issued for San Benito County

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Special weather statement issued ahead of predicted strong storm

Heavy rain and wind expected from storm that will hit the area late Wednesday into Thursday