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.
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.
Dry weather across the western half of the country continues to spark wildfires, especially across Utah and the Northwest.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will move through the Pittsburgh area this weekend with the threat of severe weather.
Stifling heat will persist across the Plains and Deep South this weekend before focusing on the West during the upcoming week.
A 10-month-old girl, who was in foster care, died after being left in a hot car in Wichita, Kansas, Thursday night, according to The Associated Press, as high heat gripped the area.
More summer-like conditions will return to the Boston area for a brief time before a front pushes through the region during the latter part of the weekend.
More summer-like conditions will return to the Washington, D.C., area for a brief time before a front pushes through the region during the latter part of the weekend.
Houston, TX (1978)
For the second straight day, a lightning bolt struck an oil storage tank. This strike caused a 5 alarm fire.
Hamshire, TX (1989)
A total of 4.46" of rain in two hours (near Port Arthur).
Newark, NJ (1989)
99 degrees -- tied 1940 record.