National Weather Service
More lightening strikes were possible in the Bay Area on Wednesday, forecasters said, as the result of an unusual weather system.
Temperatures are soaring into triple digits across the western United States as a continuing heat wave strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.
Forecasters said an unsettled weather system moving into the area Thursday night is bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds.
The Bay Area is still at about 50 percent of its normal rainfall total at this time of the year.
The National Weather Service issued a fire weather watch for more than a dozen Northern California counties, including Solano County.
A freeze warning was in effect for many portions of the Bay Area Friday morning as cold weather dips below 32 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Another heavy fog advisory has been issued for a Bay Area bridge Monday morning, after the National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for the entire region until 9 a.m.
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warnings for parts of the Bay Area in response to thunderstorms.
Those heading to the beach over the Labor Day weekend may want to take some extra precautions, as heavy swells are expected to hit the California Coast.
Crews have been working around the clock to replace the ruptured pipe that caused flooding in Capitola Village before more rain falls on Saturday.