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Rare Hail, Thunder, Lightning Storm Rolls Through Bay Area; More Possible

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Storm clouds form over Coit Tower in San Francisco, October 10, 2012. (Tony Lee)

Storm clouds form over Coit Tower in San Francisco, October 10, 2012. (Tony Lee)

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GILROY (CBS SF) — The Bay Area was caught by surprise when rare, extreme weather moved through the South Bay Wednesday, and thunder and lightning were possible Thursday.

Quarter-sized hail dropped from the sky in Gilroy, while a thunder and lightning storm moved over the Peninsula.

CBS 5 Weather Center: Current Conditions & Forecasts

Heavy rain was also reported.

No damage was reported.

Mostly cloudy skies were expected in the Bay Area Thursday. Highs were likely to be in the upper 50s, with western winds up to 15 mph in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms were possible south of the Golden Gate.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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