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WET, WET, WET: A storm soaks Alameda. Photos by Michele Ellson.

Heavy rains and wind gusts turned roads into rivers Sunday morning, downed tree limbs and knocked out power for hundreds of Alameda homes and businesses.

Flood and wind advisories were in effect for Alameda County on Sunday morning as the National Weather Service forecast the rains to continue on and off until 4 p.m.