Thunderstorms possible in Bay Area, says NWS – Michmutters

Thunderstorms possible in Bay Area, says NWS

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.

(NWS San Francisco Bay Area)

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NWS offered tips on safety for the possible upcoming conditions:

  • Do
    • 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
  • no
    • 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.

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