After locally-drenching storms moved in to the Bay Area earlier this week, dry and sunny weather is in store for the foreseeable future.
Overnight rain totals pic.twitter.com/P4DpQa6xYh— NWSBayArea (@NWSBayArea) August 5, 2014
Temperatures are expected to remain in the low 70s through Friday. Areas of low clouds on Thursday, could cause flight delays for travelers out of San Francisco International Airport. The clouds will eventually give way to sunny skies.
Overnight lows through Friday will hover in the upper 50s.
AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Carl Erickson said the late night and early morning low cloud coverage will persist through the weekend, with the clouds giving way to sunshine each day. Temperatures will remain in the low 70s.
While Hurricane Ignacio is expected to pass north of Hawaii early this week, the island chain will not be able to escape all of the impacts.
Hurricane Fred, the second hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, has formed off the African coast and will blast the Cape Verde Islands early this week.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Carolina coast through Tuesday.
A 14-year-old boy from Texas died Sunday after contracting a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm freshwater.
A push of summer heat and humidity will make its way into the Northeast this week.
Death Valley, CA (1971)
The high today was 108; the low 84. These were the coolest readings in the entire month. The average high during August was 115.7 degrees, and the low averaged 93.4.
Boise, ID (1984)
One-day-old Cadillac is crushed by a dumpster thrown by thunderstorm winds.
Houston, TX (1990)
A total of 0.31 inches of rain today. This was the first measurable rain in Houston since July 30th with 0.16 inches. This is the longest dry spell ever in Houston in August.