April began on a rainy note in the Bay Area as another storm system pushed much needed showers into the region.
The beneficial rain will not stay as showers and thunderstorms subside.
Temperatures will remain steady in the high 50s and low 60s into the weekend.
Drier weather has arrived for Wednesday, although a morning shower may try and linger around during the morning hours.
As Thursday approaches, it will remain dry with temperatures in the low 60s and intervals of clouds and sun. A chance for rain showers will briefly return on Friday, but will subside into the weekend.
Overnight lows will remain in the high 40s into the weekend.
Several storms will bring periods of rain and gusty winds to the west coast of the United States next week with the potential for one of these to reach Southern California.
Colder weather, and in some cases, a taste of winter with snow will continue to invade the northeastern United States this weekend.
Dry weather set to dominate the southern United States into November will only worsen the already extreme drought conditions.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
Rain will continue to cause travel delays and raise the risk of isolated flooding in parts of the northeastern United States and Atlantic Canada into Saturday evening.
Damaging storms pounded the Pacific Northwest, while two powerful typhoons struck the Philippines within a four-day span.
SW Caribbean (1998)
Tropical Storm Mitch formed. Mitch went on to lead to devastating flooding and loss of life across Central America later in the month.
Tuscaloosa, AL (1884)
No rain from August 28-October 22. Severe drought throughout Southeast.
Temperature reached 104 degrees at San Diego (record for date). Record for date 100 degrees at Los Angeles (downtown). Climax of heat wave of record duration in Southern California.