Reported strong winds have been issued for the Northern and Central California, and transportation officials warned that cars and trailers skemperami not cross bridges, including the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
"Meteorologists tell us that the storm" is developing rapidly and it will be very wet in the next few days, "said Mark Gilarduchchi, secretary of the Office of Emergency Management of California, said in a statement.
Part of California could get up to 14 inches of rain, officials said, adding that extreme weather conditions are likely to lead to mud and debris flows in some areas.
Officials also warned of possible power outages.
Forecasters also remember 1861, when the region of the Central Valley in California, covered the horrific disasters, rain fell for 43 days. Whole communities were swept away, and thousands of people were killed. Event resembled the biblical flood.
If something like this happens today, the victims will be much greater than in 1861, now in the Central Valley are 6 million people.