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
Locally gusty thunderstorms will erupt over the Upper Midwest and sweep through the swath from Chicago to Detroit on Saturday. The storms may threaten football games.
A surge of warmth will quickly be erased as thunderstorms and a cold front sweep through the Northeast on Sunday.
The body of a missing Austin, Texas sheriff's deputy was found in a lake Friday afternoon, The Associated Press reports.
Tropical Storm Fung-wong will continue to inundate the Philippines before taking aim at Taiwan and Japan.
Hurricane Odile slammed into Baja California, Mexico earlier this week, bringing life-threatening impacts as a Category 3 hurricane.
As impact from Odile continues over the Southwest and Texas this weekend, the system will be remembered for both flooding and drought-busting rain.
Denver, CO ()
4-9" of heavy wet snow fell, downing tree limbs and causing power outages.
Rangely, CO ()
Large hail (some 4" in diameter) caused $ million in damages to cars, trucks, and buildings.
Centre County, PA (1792)
Quote from the diary of William Colbert, a Methodist Circuit Rider up in Centre County: "A very cold morning. It was surprising to see so much snow on the ground at this season of the year. The limbs of the peach trees broke, and large limbs of the oaks broke down, and saplings bent across the road. It began to snow last night before we went to bed. I came out of my way by Lamb's to Phillip Antes."