Hail

Hailstones cover the ground in Hayward. (Mark)

Have You Ever Been Hit By Hail? Are You Sure It Wasn’t Just Graupel?

If you look at the video below, many people in Southern California wondered out loud, “is it hailing or is this sleet or graupel.”

03/03/2015

(Hal Paul)

18 Epic Sunset Photos From Saturday’s Bay Area Storm

Mother Nature set the stage for a spectacular stormy performance Saturday night complete with hail, lightning and double rainbows just as the sun was going down.

03/02/2015

The beginnings of a snowman made out of icy hail stones.

Hail Storm Turns San Jose Neighborhood Into Winter Wonderland

The stormy weather moved through leaving kids in San Jose hail deep enough to sled on. Others built a snowman!

02/28/2015

A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses the street near the Transamerica Pyramid Building in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Timing The Storm: When Will Rain Return? And Just How Much Will We Get?

A cold storm system dropping down from the north will bring showers and possible thunderstorms to our area starting on Friday and ending on Sunday.

02/26/2015

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SPECIAL STATEMENT: High Winds, Gusts Up To 50 Miles Per Hour, Afternoon Hail Possible

Strong south to southeast winds associated with an approaching Pacific storm system will impact the region into the afternoon. The winds are the result of a tight pressure gradient and strong low level winds mixing to the surface.

12/03/2014

Napa Hail

Wild Weather: Lightning, Hail Strike Napa, Heavy Rain In North Bay

One month after an earthquake struck the Napa area, the region was pounded by an incredibly rare hailstorm Friday afternoon. Heavy rainfall and lightning were also reported throughout the North Bay.

09/26/2014

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Hail Pounds San Francisco, Ice Shuts Down Highway 1; More Thunderstorms On The Way

“It’s an extremely dicey day when we need to keep all eyes on the skies” — At least twelve storms cells moved through the Bay Area Tuesday morning, pounding commuters with hail, rain, and leaving black ice on some highways, and this is just the beginning.

04/01/2014

Snow was spotted on the KPIX 5 Mt. Hamilton camera as the sun came up Tuesday. (CBS)

Cold Blast Drops Sierra Snow Level, Dusts Mt. Hamilton

Overnight precipitation dropped snow levels in the Sierra Foothills and even left a hint of snow on Mount Hamilton in the South Bay.

04/01/2014

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Bracing For More Thunderstorms, Lightning

There is a strong possibility of thunderstorms—and possibly lightning—for the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said.

04/01/2014

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Downpours, Hail Reported As Strong Cells Move Through Bay Area

The rain was expected to taper off a bit during the afternoon hours, leaving scattered rainfall throughout the Bay Area for much of the day. Temperatures will remain on the cool side Wednesday. The storm door remains open for the rest of the week with unsettled weather and rain expected most days into next week. Friday looks like the driest day on the horizon through the weekend.

03/26/2014

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