The forecast for the Bay Area this week includes mostly sunny skies and temperatures topping out in the upper 60s and lower 70s.
Winds will average speeds in the lower to middle teens with gusts up to 20 to 25 mph.
The low temperatures for the overnight hours will stay in the upper 40s. Expect some increased cloud coverage overnight, especially near the coast, until daytime sun burns away remaining clouds and fog.
With extreme to exceptional drought still tightly grasping most of the state, any needed rainfall will likely stay away until the end of the month. Precipitation chances will remain below 5 percent through the weekend.
After a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck near Ferndale, Calif., Monday morning, aftershocks are expected to continue in the coming days. The National Weather Service's Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has declared that there is no widespread or destructive tsunami expected from this quake.
Aftershocks will not be as strong as the initial quake. No injuries or major damages have been reported as a result of the earthquake. Seismologists warn to be on the lookout for fires, as they are the greatest threat following an earthquake.
A large tornado moved dangerously close to Dodge City, Kansas, on Tuesday afternoon, tracking just west of the center of the city.
Rounds of severe thunderstorms, including the potential for flooding rain and tornadoes, will continue to erupt over the central United States this week.
Summerlike warmth will make it feel like the 90s F at times in the eastern United States through Memorial Day weekend, despite localized rainfall.
Conditions will become favorable for tropical development over the Atlantic Ocean, in the vicinity of the southeastern United States toward the end of May and into early June.
Frequent showers are expected throughout the music festival that will take place in late June.
As millions prepare to take part in Memorial Day weekend events, showers, storms and a potential tropical system could threaten outdoor activities and travel plans during the extended weekend.
Brownsville, TX (1998)
Just 0.04" of rain since April.
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109 degrees, hottest ever in May.
Knoxville, TN (1807)
Hail 10" in circumference hail; a tornado went over the river, sucking fish out of the water.