SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Unstable weather Tuesday created the possibility of a rare Tornado touching down in the Bay Area.
“This is going to be one of the most wild weather days in years,” said KPIX 5 Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales, who was tracking lightning strikes and even hail flurries around the Bay Area.READ MORE: 'Non-Specific Threat' Shuts Down San Francisco State Campus
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration risk map indicated a two percent chance of a twister in the region Tuesday.
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According to the Tornado History Project, 42 twisters hit the Bay Area between 1951 and 2012, resulting in three injuries but no deaths.
The most tornado sighting was a 2012 touchdown in the coast off near Sunset Beach State park off the coast of Watsonville.
San Francisco has not recorded a tornado during that time, but every other Bay Area county has seen at least one, according to the Tornado History Project’s maps.MORE NEWS: Simone Biles Opens Up About Olympic Struggles Before Taking Stage In San Francisco