As storm exits Northern California, weather will return to normal — for now
Residents in the Bay Area and across most of Northern California bore the brunt of yet another storm this week, with impacts ranging from small hail to damaging winds and power outages. This winter-like storm, known as an extratropical cyclone, reeled in some record-tying cold air to San Francisco that made it feel more like mid-January than March. Some of that cold air is still hanging over Northern California, even as the storm fizzles.
That lingering cold air will help raise patches of fog, mist and even isolated showers in remote corners of the Bay Area over the next couple of mornings, but the overall trend is calling for a steady return to warm, dry and sunny conditions by Thursday and Friday afternoons. As is the case with the region’s microclimates, winter’s grip will loosen faster in some areas.
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