Dry Weather in Store for 2013 First City Festival

By , Meteorologist
August 23, 2013; 4:33 AM ET
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Dry and seasonable weather is in store for the San Francisco area this weekend as the 2013 First City Festival is under way.

Low morning clouds will give way to sunshine and highs in the low 70s through this weekend.

Visitors of the 2013 First City Festival at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center through Sunday could experience some flight delays upon arriving in San Francisco during the morning hours due to the low clouds.

However, sunshine is in store for much of the daytime for those attending the festival.

Under clear skies, temperatures will drop through the low 60s and even upper 50s during the evening hours, so it is a good idea to bring extra layers.

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Visitors hoping to go to Yosemite National Park will not be as lucky. The Rim Fire continues to burn in Yosemite with extreme fire behavior. Fire fighters have been working to contain the fire and protect structures. Portions of Highway 120 and other nearby roads have been closed.

Moisture from Ivo will bypass much of California by late this weekend, causing flooding concerns across Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and eventually Utah. Unfortunately, needed moisture is not likely to reach the Rim Fire area.


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