Storm Timeline: Bay Area showers, thunderstorms, and hail arrive Tuesday

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023
AccuWeather Forecast: Chilly day with downpours, thunderstorm chances
Brief downpours are creating a slow morning rush with slick roads before an afternoon chance for thunderstorms that could contain hail and lightning.

Low pressure is moving across the Bay Area Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing a threat for thunderstorms.

This is a level 1 light storm on our ABC7 Exclusive Storm Impact Scale. Details below:

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Until 9 a.m.

  • Scattered showers
  • Brief downpours creating low visibility
  • Slick roads are the biggest concern

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Isolated showers, mostly cloudy

1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Thunderstorms possible
  • Best chance in the North Bay and East Bay
  • Hail is possible along with lightning

7 p.m. - Wednesday morning

  • Light, scattered showers

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