San Francisco will see abundant sunshine through at least Thursday.
In typical Bay Area fashion, low morning clouds will break to sunny, clear skies. It may cause travel delays at San Francisco International Airport.
Daytime highs will hover in the mid-70s through Friday.
Night temperatures will rest consistently in the upper 50s, on par with seasonal averages for this time of year. Evening skies will be clear until the weekend when clouds will cover the region until the morning break.
While the dry skies will make way for end-of-summer outdoor plans and barbecues, the lack of rainfall will not relieve any of the state's drought concerns.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, nearly 60 percent of the state is experiencing exceptional drought, the highest classification.
Matthew has become a hurricane in the Caribbean and may approach the U.S. during next week.
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.
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.
Millions of people across the U.S. could be exposed to drinking water contaminated with chemicals from firefighting foam, according to a recent study.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
The holiday weekend will start on an unsettled note, but the weather should improve by Day of German Unity celebrations on Monday.
Johnstown, PA (1993)
Light snow in the city did not accumulate but up to 3" accumulated at the airport.
Goldsboro, NC (1999)
30" of rain in September.
U.S./Quebec border (1835)
Heavy snow; Hatley, P.Q. received 10 inches. Kelkenny, NH had 6 inches.