Economy

Lightning, Thunderstorms Strike Parts of the Bay Area

Lightning, Thunderstorms Strike Parts of the Bay Area”

On Monday, the Bay Area saw around 1,200 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes and about 7,000 total flashes of lightning, according to Weather Service officials.

Tuesday's storms were expected to reach the Central Coast first and then head north, National Weather Service meteorologist Scott Rowe said. Most blazes were quickly contained, but crews were still fighting at least one in a wooded area near the town of Woodside in San Mateo County. Statewide, there were 6,700 lightning strikes detected.

Scattered showers and lightning Monday evening stalled the start of the Giants game at San Francisco's AT&T Park for almost three hours. Weather service officials said on social media this morning that about 1,200 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes occurred and almost 7,000 total flashes were recorded Monday for the entire Bay Area.

"Area residents can also expect brief but heavy rain, gusty winds and cloud to ground lightning", according to Bay City News, "which could increase the potential for additional fire".

Four lightning strikes were reported to have hit that area at about 5 p.m., causing the fires, Cal Fire officials said.

A moderate risk of severe weather will continue into Wednesday morning for Monterey County and San Benito County.



Like this

Latest


13 September 2017
BlackRock Inc. Buys 59978664 Shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)
Victory Capital Management Inc increased Unifi Inc (NYSE:UFI) stake by 298,760 shares to 562,539 valued at $18.36M in 2016Q4. Finally, Coldstream Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Eli Lilly and in the 1st quarter worth about $200,000.

13 September 2017
Commerce Bank Boosts Position in Corning Incorporated (GLW)
Its up 0.12, from 0.8 in 2016Q3. 99 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 5,809,615 shares of the stock traded hands. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tue, Aug 29th. this indicates a $0.62 annual dividend and a payout of 2.14%.

13 September 2017
EPS for Barnes & Noble Education Inc (BNED) Expected At $
Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend. Investors generally keep an extensive variety of technical indicators at their disposal for completing technical stock analysis.

13 September 2017
Hurricane bears down on quake-rattled Mexico
On Sept. 8, the National Hurricane Center posted a Hurricane Watch for Antigua, Barbuda, and Anguilla, Saint Maarten, St. The storm is considered a "small tropical cyclone", with winds around 129km/h and an expected 13 to 25cm of rain.

13 September 2017
Investment Research Analysts Opinion: BRF SA (BRFS), Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)
The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. It worsened, as 53 investors sold MS shares while 267 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes.

13 September 2017
Calamos Advisors LLC Has $20.25 Million Holdings in FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT)
Blackhill Capital Inc decreased Philip Morris Intl Inc Com (NYSE:PM) stake by 4,220 shares to 103,004 valued at $9.42M in 2016Q4. Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has declined 3.90% since September 4, 2016 and is downtrending.

13 September 2017
The TLP Group LLC Has $639000 Stake in Encana Corporation (ECA)
Wall Street analysts are predicting that Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA) will report earnings per share of $0.07 in their quarterly report. UBS AG raised Encana Corporation from an "outperform" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 5th.

13 September 2017
Passionate Bellerin insists Arsenal focused on Cologne and Europa League, not Chelsea
That was disappointing as that would have been another good trophy to win. "We are a new squad". There are so many games to play.

13 September 2017
Gold edges higher on weaker dollar, North Korea fears
President Donald Trump said United Nations sanctions on North Korea are "nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen". The best scenario for gold bulls will be lower Treasury yields and a drop in stock prices.

13 September 2017
Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) Updated Broker Ratings
Analysts forecast that Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. will post $3.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC raised its position in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.by 352.8% in the second quarter.



Recommended