Weather Service: Slight Chance Of Dry Lightning In Bay Area Early Next WeekThe National Weather Service is closely monitoring current monsoon conditions over the Southwest that are expected to drift north into California's Central Coast and the Bay Area early next week and could lead to a slight chance of dangerous dry lightning storms.
Thunderstorms With Dry Lightning May Strike Bay Area Sunday, Weather Service WarnsThunderstorms with chances of dry lightning might make their way to the Bay Area on Sunday and Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
National Weather Service: Threat Of Dry Lightning Storms, 'Sleeper Wildfires' Returns Next WeekAs thousands of firefighters battled one of worse wildfire outbreaks in state history from the shores of Lake Berryessa to the Santa Cruz Mountains, the National Weather Service issued a new dry lightning warning Friday that sent a chill throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Family on Slopes of Mount Diablo Sees Lightning Spark Blaze Near Their HomeSunday's surprising thunderstorm lit up the foothills beneath Mount Diablo in Contra Costa County and with it came the fires. One family had a front-row seat -- close enough to hear and feel the lightning.
What Causes Dry Lightning?The term, “dry lightning” is used when lightning is occurring without significant precipitation. If you think about it, the “dry” lightning is a bit redundant, because last time I checked, lightning is not wet. But everyone uses the term because it is so descriptive!
800 Overnight Lightning Strikes Spark 3 Dozen New Wildfires In Northern CaliforniaHundreds of lightning strikes overnight have sparked three dozen new wildfires in Northern California, authorities said Sunday.
Weather Service Issues Lightning, Fire Warning For Bay Area MondayLightning could pay a return visit to Northern California Monday evening, adding wildfire concerns in this drought year.