Hail in northwest Berkeley last night/Photo: Alan Tobey

Berkeleysider Alan Tobey used Berkeleyside’s iPhone app last night to send us photos of “the largest hail I’ve ever seen” in Berkeley. Tobey took the photo in the Westbrae neighborhood.

Shortly after, Alina Constantinescu sent us a startling photo of Solano Avenue after the hail. Her comment: “The weather (or maybe the season?) changed while we enjoyed a plate of pasta.”

Solano Avenue after the hail/Photo: Alina Constantinescu

In the Elmwood there was no hail but torrential rain and ominous thunder.

Did your part of Berkeley have any unusual weather yesterday?

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Lance Knobel (Berkeleyside co-founder) has been a journalist for nearly 40 years. Much of his career was in business journalism. He was editor-in-chief of both Management Today, the leading business magazine...