SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – The Bay Area is about to get some much-needed wet weather in the coming days.
According to the National Weather Service, the storm system is expected to bring heavy rain, possible flooding, and gusty winds.
Here is a look ahead at the weather coming in:
Starting Tuesday night, rain showers are expected to move in around 8 p.m
In addition, a Wind Advisory goes into effect at 8 p.m. in parts of the North Bay, San Francisco Peninsula and Bayshore.
The NWS expects the strongest gusts to reach between 35 and 50 miles per hour around midnight.
Residents are advised to secure loose outdoor objects and structures.
Be careful and prepared as tree limbs could get blown down causing power outages.
A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 a.m. on Wednesday.
Rain showers are expected to continue through 9 a.m. and then take a break through the day.
Showers will pick back up at night. Heavy rain is possible.
Heavier rain is expected to develop overnight on Wednesday and pick up on Thursday.
Wet weather is expected to continue in the morning making for a messy morning commute but will see a break in the rain.
Saturday is expected to get a break in the action and will remain dry until the evening when another storm begins bringing more rain overnight.
Sunday to Monday
According to the forecast, parts of the Bay Area could see five to seven inches in the coastal mountains of the North Bay and Santa Cruz mountains.
By 5 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, heavy rain will pick up moving across the Bay.
It is expected to stay rainy throughout Sunday night and into the new week.
Flooding is not likely in major rivers and flash flooding is not expected. Debris flow is possible for those in the burn scar areas.