Unexpected Late Season Rain Hits Lamorinda

Thomas Smith reports live from Lafayette, California, where a rare late-season rainstorm has showered a considerable amount of water on the East Bay region this morning.

Although not a massive downpour, the precipitation is noticeable, especially in downtown Lafayette. Despite the surprise weather, locals are carrying on with their daily routines.

Light Rain Throughout the Day

The rainfall is relatively light, and current predictions suggest that it may continue sporadically throughout the day and possibly into the evening. However, residents and visitors can look forward to clear skies by tomorrow.

Unusual Weather for this Time of Year

It’s quite surprising to witness rain during this time of the year, as we approach the end of the rainy season – particularly after having experienced an extended period of rain throughout the year. This unexpected rainstorm serves as another reminder of the unpredictable nature of California weather.

As always, stay prepared for sudden changes in weather conditions and make sure to have an umbrella or rain jacket handy if you’re planning to venture out in Lafayette today.

Looking for East Bay rainy day activities? Here’s our list.

Key Takeaways

  • A rare late-season rainstorm is happening in Lafayette, California.
  • The rain is fairly light and should be clear by tomorrow.
  • It’s surprising to have rain at this time of the year.
  • This year has been a particularly long rainy season.

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith is a food and travel photographer and writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His photographic work routinely appears in publications including Food and Wine, Conde Nast Traveler, and the New York Times and his writing appears in IEEE Spectrum, SFGate, the Bold Italic and more. Smith holds a degree in Cognitive Science (Neuroscience) and Anthropology from the Johns Hopkins University.
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