Fair and warmer weather is expected over the weekend, with limited night and morning low clouds and fog near the coast. A low pressure system will bring partly cloudy skies and slight cooling Monday and could bring enough moisture from the south to bring a few showers or thunderstorms Tuesday through Thursday. A broad trough of low pressure moving into the West Coast will bring additional chances of precipitation late next week.
United States Overview:
There is a slight risk of excessive rainfall over parts of the Upper Midwest and parts of the Southern Plains. There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms over parts of the Northern Plains/Central High Plains. Isolated early season snow likely across parts of the Northern Rockies
Northward moving Hurricane Manuel dissipated off the west coast of northern Baja California producing up to three inches of rainfall in the southern mountains and deserts on 9/20 and on this day. This occurred during the strong El Niño of 1982-83.