Here’s your chance, if you missed Wednesday night’s dramatic sunset in the Bay Area. Our photo staff took some fantastic shots, as the sun came out through the clouds to close out the day. We also captured a beautiful rainbow in Hollister.
Wednesday night, the weather finally calmed down after the most recent atmospheric river storm brought a destructive “bomb cyclone” that touched down in the bay and killed at least three people Tuesday, while high winds toppled trees.
The cold storm split into two side-by-side swirling low-pressure zones. The rare phenomenon is known as the Fujiwhara Effect, after Sakuhei Fujiwhara, a Japanese meteorologist who discovered it in 1921. Read more about the weather event here.