Tracking the storm: Rain to soak Bay Area as New Year kicks off

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – To kick off 2021, wet weather will be making a big splash!

According to the National Weather Service, rain showers will be rolling in Wednesday night through Thursday morning, but more systems are expected to move in making for a wet weekend.

Rain will push back in briefly Friday night with rain becoming more and more widespread through the weekend into early next week. 

Monday and Tuesday will be bringing widespread rain that looks likely to be heavy.

Temperatures will stay in the mid to high 50s over the next week, so make sure to grab those coats and umbrellas before leaving the house.

Take it slow on the roads and remember to use your windshield wipers and have your headlights on.

The NWS also issued a High Surf Advisory from Wednesday at 10 p.m. until Friday at 3 a.m.

The advisory is in effect as waves are expected to reach 15 to 17 feet with breaking waves up to 20 feet in the surf zone.

“Large waves can wash people off jetties and rocks into the frigid ocean waters. Be very cautious along the coast and on the beaches. Never turn your back to the ocean,” the advisory stated.

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