Wet days remain in the Bay Area as a second system is expected to soak the region.
Following a bout of rain earlier in the week, another storm will slam the area, dumping another potential inch of water.
Several inches of rain are likely through Saturday along the coast, alleviating drought conditions across California that continue to devastate the state.
Despite the needed rain, this streak of heavy rain may create problems for California, as mudslides, debris and flash flooding are possible.
At the rain's onset, roads will turn slick as the rain mixes with oil left on the roads during the region's dry spell.
Flight delays are also possible ahead of and during the storm.
This week's rain will help to alleviate drought conditions to an extent, but the area will still need plenty more to erase the drought all-together. According to the Drought Monitor, San Francisco remains classified in an extreme drought.
Temperatures are expected to remain around normal into the weekend.
Story written by AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Jordan Root
Damaging thunderstorms will threaten North Carolina to the southeast Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
Temperatures will plummet by as much as 40 degrees Fahrenheit in less than 24 hours along the I-95 corridor from New York City and Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.
A major winter storm will lash Illinois to Maine. It will unfold into a blizzard across portions of New England, unleashing more than a foot of snow.
With winter coming to a close, numerous cars are off the roadways and in body shops, as vehicles take a hit from the season's potholes and salt corrosion.
A storm system will move east through the Rockies and spread snow into the Plains during the day on Tuesday.
Rain is in the forecast leading up to the start of the Formula 1 Season in Melbourne this weekend.
Fort Collins, CO (1998)
5 degrees - tied for the coldest reading of the winter - the first winter on record (since 1889) with no 0 degree readings.
Record heavy snowfall: "one of the most paralyzing snowstorms in decades." Inwood had 48" on the ground by end of the storm.
New England/ New York (1959)
20" of snow; blizzard conditions, transportation paralyzed.