Back-to-back atmospheric rivers are expected to bring 3 to 6 inches of precipitation to parts of the Pacific Northwest through the middle of next week. But is the storm system going to make it all the way to California? Not exactly, Newsroom Meteorologist Gerry Díaz said, but the remnants of the atmospheric river means the Bay Area will likely see rain next week. … The amount of precipitation is expected to be far less in the Bay Area than in the Pacific Northwest. … The atmospheric rivers set to hit the Pacific Northwest are right on schedule. … Over the following months, atmospheric rivers make landfall further south.