Steady rain will return to the West Coast through Wednesday as a new Pacific storm pushes inland. This storm is not entirely potent and will actually weaken rather quickly as it moves inland.
The steadiest rain will dampen the Pacific Northwest and northern California Tuesday night, so the rain will not lead to flash flooding. Motorists should still plan on slower travel along Interstate 5.
Treacherous conditions are expected on the roads through the Cascades and Sierra as 3-6 inches of snow falls.
The rain will reach central California late Tuesday night but will weaken in the process. In fact, the band of rain will diminish so much that Southern California can expect dry weather on Wednesday.
Wednesday, however, will not be entirely pleasant in Southern California. Parts of the area will have to contend with gusty winds, the strongest of which will blow along the coast and over the deserts.
The winds may also whip through the Grapevine section of Interstate 5 late Wednesday, posing a danger to motorists. The winds will then shift to a more typical Santa Ana wind fashion Thursday morning.
Hurricane Matthew will take a northward turn this weekend, which will bring the storm along the Atlantic coast of the United States next week.
Hurricane Matthew will threaten the central and northern Caribbean with flooding rain, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge early next week.
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It will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and snowy conditions last longer than normal.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan next week.
Persistent downpours will raise the flood risk in part of the mid-Atlantic into Friday night, while rain will spread over the balance of the northeastern United States into the weekend.
Record dry September: Pittsburgh, PA - Only 0.28" this month; driest September on record (old record 0.57 inches in 1893) Greensboro, NC - Driest month ever (only a trace of rain) Columbia, SC - Only 0.07" of rain.
Central and Western NY (1991)
Record cold morning; Buffalo, had 32 degrees, tying the all-time September low. Syracuse dropped to 28 degrees, breaking the old record of 32 set in 1942. Albany hit 28, erasing the 29-degree mark of 1951. Other lows (not official records) included: 21 degrees at Angelica, 22 at Watertown, 24 at Ithaca and 25 at Elmira.
Johnstown, PA (1993)
Light snow in the city did not accumulate but up to 3" accumulated at the airport.