The return of showers to San Francisco will coincide with the finale of the National League Championship Series later today.
The San Francisco Giants forced today's Game 7 of the NLCS by beating the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday evening.
While dry weather prevailed through Sunday's Game 6, those in attendance at AT&T Park will need to bring along their rain gear later today as showers swing back into San Francisco.
The showers later today will not be as heavy nor as steady as the rain that wet San Francisco this morning, but will still lightly dampen the field and seats.
The weather will further disappoint fans and players as winds from the west-southwest blow at 10-20 mph. The strongest winds could impact the movement of fly balls.
It will also be cool as the Giants and Cardinals fight to play in the World Series. Temperatures will be around 60 degrees for the game's first pitch, then will fall through the 50s until the last out.
If Game 7 was being played when the weather in San Francisco was more typical of late-October, the first pitch temperature would be around 70 degrees.
St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Beltran hits a double during the sixth inning of Game 6 of baseball's NLCS against the San Francisco Giants Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
A change in the weather pattern will signal warmer, more summerlike conditions across the East Coast to bring in the new month.
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
As Cristobal loses its tropical characteristics, attention is turning toward the Bay of Campeche for potential development next week.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
Tropical downpours along the coasts of Texas and Louisiana will encompass more of the lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday, creating slowdowns for holiday travelers.
Large, powerful waves crashed against the sandy shorelines of the East and West coasts this week, stirred by the onset of two hurricanes.
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Lightning sets numerous house and trailer fires. Firefighters could not keep up with all the fires that were burning.
Incredible "snow" hurricane whitened parts of the Catskills.
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Coastal Steamer San Juan (over 2,000 tons) was rammed off Pigeon Point near Santa Cruz, CA by the oil tanker S.C.T. Doss which was proceeding at "excessive speed in fog without sounding fog signals". 70 passengers and crew of San Juan drowned.