Rescues and Evacuations After Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in San Jose, California

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Five people have been rescued after rising waters of the Coyote Creek flooded a homeless encampment in San Jose Tuesday morning.

It was a full-scale water rescue by the San Jose Urban Rescue Task Force after reports of possibly 20 people stranded in Coyote Creek.

— KGO-TV San Francisco

Those being rescued in San Jose now have another concern.

“They are being decontaminated because this is polluted water,” Low says. “It could be sewage, it could be gasoline and motor oil  from cars that are now underwater.”

— CBS News




 NWS FORECAST 10:02 PM  

San Jose, CA


Tonight A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind 3 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.


Thursday Sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.


Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.


Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.


Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.


Saturday A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.


Saturday Night A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.


Sunday A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.


Sunday Night A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.


Monday A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.


Monday Night A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.


Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.




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