An area of high pressure wedged between a storm system off the Northwest coast and the system that brought rain and snow to California earlier this week will provide a sunny and warm weekend to the Bay Area.
Areas of low coastal clouds will be around in the morning, but they will dissipate as the day progresses. Slight breezes will accompany temperatures in the middle to upper 60s. Occasional afternoon clouds may pass through the area during the day.
During the overnight hours, lows will dip into the low 50s, and more clouds will be around than during the daytime.
The tropics have been quite active around Hawaii as of late, and the pattern is not expected to change anytime soon with Hurricane Ignacio churning in the eastern Pacific.
Erica will bring torrential rain, flash flooding, mudslides and gusty winds to many of the northern islands of the Caribbean, prior to taking a turn toward the Bahamas and Florida this weekend.
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East Coast (1971)
Tropical Storm Doria paralleled East Coast, causing serious flooding. It also spawned a tornado in Cape May County, NJ.
Cedoux, Saskatchewan (1973)
Largest hailstone ever recorded in Canada. This stone was 4.5 inches in diameter and weighed a pound.
The Bronx, NY (1990)
Strong thunderstorms dumped 4.24 inches of rain.