(1 of ) A crane hired to remove an oak tree from Michelle and Kevin McCarthy's Santa Rosa yard toppled into their home in 2009. (Mark Aronoff/ The Press Democrat)
(2 of ) PC: Upper Canyon Three Rd. stands much like looked in February after the area was devastated by a mudslide. Photo taken from point where the house on the left once stood in the channel of the flow of the mud.
1/16/2005: A15: A view of Upper Canyon Three Road months after the slide. The photo was taken from the point where the house on the left stood prior to being moved by the mudflow.
(3 of ) Sonoma County Fire battalion chief Greg Martin and Camp Meeker fire chief Tim Williams survey a house that was cut in half by a 200 foot fir tree that destroyed this and another home in Camp Meeker, Friday March 16, 2012. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)
(4 of ) A tree toppled into a house on Parquet Street in Sebastopol, California due to a rain storm in early January of 2016. (Photo courtesy of Timothy Vassele)
(5 of ) Robert Pinoli, owner of the Skunk Train Railroad, stands in front of a section of tunnel which collapsed along the line between Ft. Bragg and Willits. (John Burgess/The Press Democrat, 2013)
(6 of ) Rick Pozzi, left, and Jaime Abalos from Atlas Tree Surgery work to clear a eucalyptus tree after it fell into a house on Temple Ave. in Santa Rosa, on Friday, February 28, 2014. (BETH SCHLANKER/ The Press Democrat)
(7 of ) Gabrielle Sills walks out of a house, owned by Thomas Sullivan, that was damaged by a fallen tree on Peoria Court, in Santa Rosa, on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(8 of ) Joe Swiscegood, a contractor and friend of Robert and Beth Lewis, surveys the damage Thursday morning from an oak tree that fell into the Lewis home in Healdsburg. The tree smashed the house at about 10:15 p.m., on January 9, 2007. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(9 of ) Petaluma Fire Capt. Kevin Weaver, right pulls down wood from a house with the help of firefighter Luis Chairez, left, and Jimmy Lockner, center, where a car crashed into it on South McDowell near East Washington, Mar. 24, 2011. The car was originally in the shopping center across the street from the home and ran over a small tree and jumped the curb and crossed all lanes of traffic crashing into a chain link fence into the property where a mother and her daughter were. Neither mother or daughter were injured in the crash, and the driver of the car was taken away by ambulance (Crista Jeremiason/ The Press Democrat)
(10 of ) A portion of the Highway 101 bypass bridge under construction west of Willits collapsed in 2015 injuring at least three people. Workers were pouring concrete into the wooden framework of the structure when it gave way, officials said. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat )
(11 of ) An excavator works on tearing down the collapsed section of the Highway 101 viaduct in Willits on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(12 of ) CalTrans personnel view the collapsed span of the Willits bypass bridge in Willits on Friday, January 23, 2015. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(13 of ) The collapsed span of the Willits bypass bridge in Willits on Friday, January 23, 2015. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(14 of ) Stony Point Road, south of Madrone Avenue, near Cotati, was closed due to a large sinkhole undermining the roadway on Sunday, December 23, 2012. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(15 of ) Tony Jocius, of Wolff Contracing, removes debris from a wall after a tree fell into the house on Lovers Lane, in Guerneville, on Monday, March 7, 2016. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(16 of ) Carlos Gonzalez, left, Tony Jocius and Zach Stroud, all of Wolff Contracting, work on securing the kitchen area to make a house safe and liveable after a tree fell onto its roof, on Lovers Lane in Guerneville, on Monday, March 7, 2016. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(17 of ) A fallen tree damaged the roof and ceiling of a Peoria Court home in Santa Rosa, on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(18 of ) The roof of the 1893 Cotati home collapsed through to the basement when it was consumed by fire in 2009. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(19 of ) Eric Larue of Atlas Tree Surgery saws off sections of a damaged valley oak tree on Terry Road in Santa Rosa, which are then lifted away by a crane. The tree split due to spring storms in 2001 and crushed a shed behind Berenice Johnson's home. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)
(20 of ) Santa Rosa Firefighters watch as a PG&E representative tries to find access to the gas line at a house on Brush Creek Road where a large tree branch fell into the corner of the house. (Crista Jeremiason/ The Press Democrat, (Crista Jeremison/ The Press Democrat, 2011)
(21 of ) Contractor Chet Sullivan of San Francsico, was attempting to check on a friend's house, background right, Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017 after a wall of mud poured across Santa Rosa Ave. and Old Monte Rion Road in Monte Rio. The mud became to thick and deep forcing him to double back. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat)
(22 of ) A one foot crack opens continues to deepen in the slow lane of south Highway 101, Tuesday, January 3, 2006 on the Cotati grade as Caltrans engineers look over the damage. The closure of the slow lane caused three mile back-ups. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat)
(23 of ) An uprooted tree hit a garage and narrowly missed the house at a Robinson Avenue property in Sebastopol on Sunday, December 2, 2012. (Jeff Kan Lee/ The Press Democrat)
(24 of ) A jackhammer pounds the concrete out of the Hwy 580 connector from the Bay Bridge on Monday morning, April 30, 2007. The collapse was caused by a gasoline tanker fire on the Hwy 880 connector which burned so hot is melted the metal structure. photo by John Burgess.
(25 of ) Firefighters remove pieces of a tree that crashed trough the roof of a Cherry Ridge Rd. home west of Sebastopol in February of 2015. (Photo by John Burgess/The Press Democrat, 2015)
(26 of ) Pile of rubble remains after excavator operator Dave Pugh knocks down mud-damaged home belonging to Mai-Lin Schultz and her mother Hee Ran in Upper Canyon Three of Rio Nido Tuesday morning, one of numerous houses in the slide-plagued canyon slated for demolition. House still standing,left, will also be demolished.
(27 of ) Julian Thorn of Permanent Land Solutions of Sebastopol holds family friend McCoy Grail, 2, as he surveys the damage to a friend's home, after a large redwood tree crashed through a home in Camp Meeker during the wind and rainstorm in 2016. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)
(28 of ) Residents of Summerhome Park Road walk around a mud and debris slide that completely closed the road, Thursday March 10, 2016 in Forestville. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat )
(29 of ) Heavy rain caused a section of awning collapse in front of the Kmart in Santa Rosa,Thursday March 10, 2016. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat )
(30 of ) Jim Kudroff, left, comforts Mai-Lin Schultz, right, at demolition of Schultz's Rio Nido mud-damaged home in August, 1999. Kudroff also had his home destroyed by the mudslide and then demolished by crews clearing the canyon. (Mark Aronoff/ The Press Democrat)
(31 of ) Margie Hayes is dwarfed by remnant of redwood tree blasted by lightening 2 am Sunday behind house on her 4 1/2 acre Occidental Road property. Rest of tree lies scattered near the redwood she and co-owner Paula Ash estimate at 250 ft. tall (before lightening strike).
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(32 of ) Heavy rains that saturated leaves, not high winds, caused an oak tree to fall on a home, Tuesday October 13, 2009 at Redwood Drive at the foot of Fitch Mountain in Healdsburg. The owners were not at home. A neighbor, who called 911, was across the street remodeling a house when the tree fell. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2009
(33 of ) On the south side of Salmon Creek, an uprooted tree lies on the spot where a 10-year-old boy died Sunday after the tree fell on the sand cave he was digging.
(Kent Porter/ The Press Democrat, 2007)
(34 of ) Residents of Summerhome Park Road walk around a mud and debris slide that completely closed the road, Thursday March 10, 2016 in Forestville. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat )
(35 of ) On Bonham Road in Lower Lake firefighters were prevented from entering this home due to roof collapse in other parts of the structure. The Clayton fire razed several neighborhoods of Lower Lake, Sunday August 14, 2016 in Lake County. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2016
(36 of ) The earthquake-damaged historic winery building dating from 1886 at Trefethen Family Vineyards leans Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
(37 of ) Residents and tourist stop to take pictures with the earthquake-damaged building that housed the Carpe Diem wine bar in Napa on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. (Conner Jay/The Press Democrat)