Rain was falling Thursday, May 5, 2016, in the Sacramento area as the morning steadily darkened with gray clouds. The Sacramento region will experience a few days of unstable weather in which showers and thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. Thunder was heard by late morning in downtown Sacramento as large drops of rain dampened city streets. The NWS posted this video of hail falling in Tahoe Park. Owen Doherty Twitter @odieoss
Rain was falling Thursday, May 5, 2016, in the Sacramento area as the morning steadily darkened with gray clouds. The Sacramento region will experience a few days of unstable weather in which showers and thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. Thunder was heard by late morning in downtown Sacramento as large drops of rain dampened city streets. The NWS posted this video of hail falling in Tahoe Park. Owen Doherty Twitter @odieoss
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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

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