The Bay Area was caught by surprise when rare, extreme weather moved through the South Bay Wednesday, and thunder and lightning were possible Thursday.
A Fairfield police dispatcher reported thunderstorms with “big chunks of hail” moved through the city around 3:40 p.m.
The Bay Area was readying for yet another round of storms, with rain and strong winds.
The latest in a series of storms to hit the Bay Area was expected to bring additional rain with a chance of thunderstorms across the region Friday.
The San Francisco Department of Public Works is encouraging residents to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter storms.