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Hail and possible tornadoes hit Northern California as Southland preps for stormy weather

Hail and possible tornadoes hit Northern California as Southland preps for stormy weather

A storm system moving across Northern California on Wednesday brought scattered showers, marble-sized hail and even a light coating of snow, and forecasters expect the stormy weather will arrive in Central and Southern California later in the evening.

The thunderstorms mostly began in the afternoon, with bursts of hail and heavy downpours in parts of the San Joaquin and Sacramento valleys.

Rancho Cordova saw nearly an inch of rain in an hour, and weather officials warned that the heavy rain could create hazardous road conditions.

In Oakdale, northeast of Modesto, a rush of small hail caused a few mobile-home carports to buckle and collapse, according to the National...

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