Written by Bay City New Service
Thunder and lightning strikes were reported in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Starting at about 10:30 p.m. lightning strikes were reported near Half Moon Bay, Pescadero and the Santa Cruz mountains. Lightning also was reported near several Peninsula cities including Millbrae and South San Francisco.
More than 11,000 strikes were reported around the Bay Area since 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. There were no reports of lightning-caused fires in the area.
Mostly cloudy skies and patchy fog are expected in the Bay Area early Wednesday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. High temperatures are likely to be in the 50s to upper 60s, with southwest winds up to 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy skies are expected during the evening hours with patchy fog and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows are likely to be in the mid-50s, with southwest winds up to 20 mph.
Did you see a lightning show near you on Monday? Tell us about it in the comments area below.
Copyright © 2013 by Bay City News, Inc. --
Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written
consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.