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Live look at Bay Area as Level 2 storm causing flooding on roads, highways

San Francisco (KGO) — Atmospheric rivers hitting the Bay Area are causing widespread problems. Floods are the most prominent.

South of San Francisco, Highway 101 is closed in both north and south directions by Oyster Point due to massive flooding, the California Highway Patrol said Saturday.

Apparently they closed at 11am.

They advise drivers to use I-280 as an alternative. That portion of Route 101 will remain closed, with an estimated reopening time of 5 p.m., he tweeted CHP.

Video: Update from meteorologist Lisa Argen on level 2 storm flooding, a Bay Area-wide problem

Images of the floods in San Francisco, California, Saturday, December 31, 2022.

Related: Timeline: Heavy rain, level 2 storm Saturday morning.Flood monitoring is in place throughout the Bay Area

In San Francisco, a driver has been rescued from a flooded Marina District street, San Francisco fire officials said.

The incident occurred along 500 blocks of Marina Boulevard. Officials say the driver is safe.

In Belmont on the peninsula, cars were submerged as water levels rose Saturday morning.

Related: Live: Tracking Rain in the San Francisco Bay Area with Live Doppler 7

In the North Bay, ABC7 News reporter Cornell Bernard tweeted a video of water flowing overwhelming Mill Valley’s drainage system.

In the East Bay, an SUV was found submerged after water flooded a neighborhood in Danville. Then a tree fell on Walnut Creek by the Contra Costa Canal.

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