A series of storms will eventually bring rain to San Francisco, but not until long after the World Series victory parade is over.
Fans waiting outside for the parade will find the typical low clouds and spotty drizzle. However, a few breaks of sun are possible for the parade during the middle of the day with temperatures in the low to middle 60s.
Wind will generally be light, despite the approach of rain Wednesday night from a storm aiming more at the Northwest.
In the wake of some rain Wednesday night into Thursday morning, sunshine is in store for the daylight during rest of the week and weekend for San Francisco, as well as the Sacramento Valley.
As California heads into its third consecutive dry winter with no relief in sight, firefighters continue to battle a late-fall blaze in Big Sur.
After several days of unseasonable warmth, bitter cold and rounds of snow will continue to spread across the Western and Central states into this weekend.
Similar to the days prior to Thanksgiving, the worst weather will focus on the days prior to Christmas as millions of travelers take to the roads and skies in the U.S. and southern Canada.
An abrupt and abnormal cold wave gripped parts of southeastern Texas in early December, catching many off-guard, including two native Southern California bobcats recently transferred to the area.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
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International Falls, MN (1989)
Low of -34 + high of -21. Wind chill between 60 + 70 below.
A cold outbreak sent the temperature plummeting to 3 degrees below zero at Nantucket, MA and to 11 degrees below zero at Boston, MA
Black Hills, SD (1964)
Chinook: temp. rise 0 degrees to 50 degrees.