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Downtown San Anselmo shutdown due to flooding

Police have asked people to stay away from the area

Both thew Napa River and San Anselmo Creek in North Bay reached flood stage following morning rainfalls. This has resulted in the evacuation of downtown San Anselmo.

The flooding began shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday when Corte Madera Creek began spilling over.

Authorities are asking people to stay away from the area until further notice.

NBC Bay Area has more:

Officials are also keeping a close eye on the Guadalupe River in San Jose. The river on Tuesday could peak at 15.7 feet. Flood stage is 17 feet.

Crews across the Bay Area were faced with removing hazards from several roadways, including mudslides and fallen trees. A rockslide shut down a portion of Niles Canyon Road in Fremont, sending public works crews to clean up the debris.

Also of note, according to Marin Independent Journal, “The county partially activated its emergency operations center to monitor incidents across Marin, said Marin County sheriff’s Lt. Doug Pittman.”

Some scenes of today’s flooding in the North Bay.