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.
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
The Bay Area was caught by surprise when rare, extreme weather moved through the South Bay Wednesday, and thunder and lightning were possible Thursday.
More lightening strikes were possible in the Bay Area on Wednesday, forecasters said, as the result of an unusual weather system.
Thunder and lightning may be in the cards for parts of the Bay Area Wednesday as an offshore weather system makes its way through the region, a National Weather Service forecaster said.