A thunderstorm rolled through the Sacramento area causing widespread power outages Friday morning.
A new band of low pressure will bring more moisture to the Bay Area overnight, and ramp up the likelihood that we’ll see thunderstorms over the next 24 hours.
The second in a triple header of weak storms to hit the Bay Area may hit harder than the first, bringing rain and even lightning and thunder to the region by Thursday afternoon.
Monsoonal moisture from the south will bring an increased chance of isolated thunderstorms in the Bay Area Monday.
An East Bay woman was feeling lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during Monday’s storm.
“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.
Overnight precipitation dropped snow levels in the Sierra Foothills and even left a hint of snow on Mount Hamilton in the South Bay.
There is a strong possibility of thunderstorms—and possibly lightning—for the Bay Area Tuesday afternoon, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said.
Thunderclaps echo through Bay Area, with Twitter helping track the storms. The Oakland A’s game is still on, but wet weather is likely to impact play.
Lightning strikes were reported in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties Monday night, according to the National Weather Service.