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Thunderstorms

People use umbrellas as rain and hail fall on Mission St. in San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

Showers, Possible Thunderstorms Likely In Bay Area Through Friday

The Bay Area will likely see a big change in the weather, with some much-needed precipitation headed our way.

04/24/2014

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Thunderstorm Forecast Prompts Bay Area Fire Danger Warning

A chance of dry lightning hitting the Bay Area Sunday and Monday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning for fire danger

08/18/2013

A lightning strike appears in the sky near a Napa Valley vineyard. (Michael Cuffe/Instagram)

Spot Fires Burn After Overnight Lightning Strikes

There were about 20 spot fires burning Monday in wildland areas in Sonoma, Solano, Lake and Colusa counties, Cal Fire spokeswoman Suzanne Blankenship said Monday afternoon.

06/10/2013

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Crews Battle Wildfire Northeast Of Chico

Fire officials say thunderstorms predicted for parts of Northern California are expected to bring strong winds but little rain as crews continue to battle a wildfire burning northeast of Chico.

05/04/2013

A car drives across a flooded road near Healdsburg. (George Rose/Getty Images)

NorCal Storms Heavy Rain, High Surf, Sierra Snow Just Ahead Of Christmas

Heavy rain, pounding waves and plenty of snow in the mountains are all in the forecast as Northern Californians brace for a weekend of wintry weather.

12/22/2012

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

Storms Bring Significant Rain, Wind To Bay Area Ahead Of Christmas

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings Friday, and CBS 5′s Chief Meteorologist Paul Deanno said it’s only the beginning.

12/21/2012

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Bay Area Lightning Prompts Red Flag Warning

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.

09/05/2012

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NorCal Fire Officials Braced For Lightning-Sparked Fires

Fire officials are bracing for the possibility of lightning-sparked fires across a wide area of Northern California as a number of thunderstorms move into the region.

08/04/2012

Lightning seen above San Francisco on April 12, 2012. (CBS)

Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain Roll Through Bay Area

Forecasters said an unsettled weather system moving into the area Thursday night is bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds.

04/12/2012

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Thunderstorm Fire Threat Prompts Bay Area Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warnings for parts of the Bay Area in response to thunderstorms.

09/09/2011