…include the potential for dry lightning. Confidence in this prediction is low to moderate.
The Central Coast is where the greatest instability appears to be focused on Wednesday and is where the greatest potential for high-based showers/thunderstorms to develop. Given this, there could be a mix of both wet and dry thunderstorms with the potential for dry lightning which may create new fire starts. Confidence remains low to moderate at time yet impacts would be high if dry lightning were to occur given the dry fuels across the region. Please monitor the latest forecast information and we try to gain a better handle on this potential hazard. Also, monitor the Fire Weather Discussion below for additional details.