SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Bay Area residents are warned about possible thunderstorms late Sunday night into Monday, the National Weather Service (NWS) announced on Twitter. A map shows those listed with a “limited” lightning risk include all Bay Area counties except Solano County.
Although forecasters say chances are “low,” possible thunderstorms can arrive as early as 12 am to 3 am Monday in Monterey County. “Isolated” thunderstorms are then projected to work its way north to the area of Santa Cruz County from 3 am to 6 am
The majority of the Bay Area can expect thunderstorms around 6 am to 9 am, according to an NWS map. The northernmost parts of Marin and Napa Counties can expect thunderstorms late Monday morning to early afternoon.
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NWS offered tips on safety for the possible upcoming conditions:
- Go inside if you hear thunder or see lightning
- Find a roof, building or a car with a “hard-top” roof
- Stay indoors for at least 30 minutes after you last hear thunder
- Retreat to dugouts, sheds, pavilions, picnic shelters or other small structures
- Use touch electronic devices, outlets or corded phones
- Go under or near tall trees
- Swim, be near water or be near metal objects/windows
For latest weather conditions, check out KRON4’s Weather Center.
Bay City News contributed to this report.