TIMELINE: Thunderstorms with hail and brief heavy rain possible through Sunday

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Saturday, March 23, 2024
AccuWeather Forecast: Increasing rain and wind
ABC7 News meteorologist Lisa Argen has the latest on the Level 1 storm hitting the Bay Area on Saturday.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A Level 1 storm on the Exclusive ABC7 News Storm Impact Scale is moving through the Bay Area.

ABC7 News meteorologist Lisa Argen says we can expect estimates of a tenth to a half-of-an-inch of rain through early Sunday morning. She says thunderstorms with hail and brief heavy rain are possible through Sunday morning.

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The rain will move out of the region early Sunday morning.

A Winter Storm Warning went into effect for the Sierra Nevada at 6 p.m. Friday and will last through 5 a.m. Sunday. This is for the West slopes of the Sierra Nevada with up to 18" of snow possible on highest peaks. Winds will reach 60 to 80 mph over ridgelines.

A Winter Weather Advisory went into effect at 2 p.m. Friday for the greater Lake Tahoe area and ends at 11 a.m. Saturday, which could see anywhere from three to eight inches of snow.

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