Records Break Now, Wind and Rain in the Forecast - NBC Bay Area

Records Break Now, Wind and Rain in the Forecast

There will be 30 degree difference between now and Friday



    Warm Start - Chilly Finish to the Week Ahead

    If you liked the weekend weather - then Monday and Tuesday will be pretty popular with you! High pressure will hang on for a couple more days providing highs in the 70s and even some lower 80s in spots for Monday, slightly cooler for Tuesday. Starting Wednesday the Eastern Pacific high will begin weakening, with onshore winds returning and cooler temperatures for midweek. A chilly trough of low pressure will begin diving our way from the Gulf of Alaska on Thursday/Friday that will lead to even more cooling and introduce a chance of showers in the North Bay by midday Friday and spreading southward into the evening. The weekend is looking rainy at times and much, much cooler! Highs will hit the 50s for most spots and with a freezing level near 3,500-4,000 ft. we may get our first taste of Bay Area mountain snow showers in spots as well. Enjoy the sunny warm temps for now, things are changing up rapidly later this week. - Rob Mayeda (Published Monday, Nov. 15, 2010)

    We are having a heat wave here in the Bay Area, but NBC Bay Area meteorologist Rob Mayeda says his forecast is about to do a u-turn. He says snow could be on Bay Area peaks by the weekend.

    Sunday saw records break in two places. Concord saw a record high of 81 degrees and Moffett Field saw a record high of 80 degrees.

    The record books could be rewritten again Monday in cities like San Francisco.  The City was in the 70s in the morning and that puts the record of 80 degrees within sight there.  Low to mid 80s are likely in parts of the Bay Area today which Mayeda points out that any time the Bay Area sees highs in the 80s this time of year, records are at risk of being broken.

    But the heat wave will be short lived. By Thursday we will be back in the normal range in the mid-60s and by late Friday rain, thunder hail and snow showers are in the forecast.

    Mayeda says both Mt. Hamilton and Mt. Diablo could get snow.

    So break out the sunscreen to start the week, but keep the parkas handy.