With partly sunny skies ahead, the San Francisco area will not be receiving needed drought relief for an extended stretch of time.
Temperatures will be higher than normal rising to the mid-70s as the week continues. Average temperatures for this time of year are closer to the mid-60s.
Temperatures will continue to increase over the weekend. The warmer trend will continue into much of next week as well.
Night temperatures will be closer to normal around the upper 50s with partly cloudy skies.
For fans headed to AT&T Park to catch the three-game home series against the Dodgers starting Friday, the higher temperatures and mostly sunny skies should make for ideal baseball conditions.
With no rain currently projected in the forecast, the Bay Area will not see any relief as the drought continues to plague all of California; 100 percent of the state is in at least a severe drought condition according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
A developing tropical storm, moving just north of the large islands of the Caribbean, will take aim at the Bahamas and southern Florida into this weekend.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Following a tropical storm threat in the Bahamas and Florida into this weekend, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Japan is bracing for another threat from Typhoon Lionrock next week.
A deadly earthquake struck central Italy at 3:36 a.m. local time on Wednesday with tremors felt as far away as the capital city of Rome.
Following a taste of autumn chill to start the week, is summer heat and humidity over for the northeastern United States?
Dearborn Co., IN (1864)
A railroad train on a Cincinnati to Chicago run lost a right of way meeting with a tornado. Accident occurred in Dearborn Co., SE IN, 15 miles from Laurenceburg at 5:45 PM. Train lifted off track - over 30 persons injured.
East Indies (1883)
Krakatoa volcano exploded - spectacular red sunsets over U.S. in November and December of that year.
Lake Okeechobee, FL (1949)
Hurricane sends 155-mph winds against levees but the disaster of 1928, when the levees broke, was not repeated.