60 mph winds and rain in SF Bay Area weather forecast

Powerful winds, hot weather and rain are all in the weather forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area over the next week, the National Weather Service said. While none of the weather events were extreme, Weather Services forecaster Roger Gass said they would feature ups and downs.

“It will be more of a gradual roller coaster ride over the next week,” Gass said. “We’re not going to see any significant rain events or significant heat waves. We’re just riding in the spring.”

The weather service issued a wind advisory for North Bay and East Bay from 8 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday.

“We’re going to stay seasonally cool through Thursday as another cold dry front moves through the region, and that’s when we’re going to see the rise in strengthening offshore winds,” Gass said. . “The strongest winds will be along the coasts and in the hills and along the ridges where we could see winds of 45 to 60 mph.”

Gass said people will notice the windy conditions in urban areas, but the weather service doesn’t expect widespread impacts. Winds will ease Thursday afternoon into the evening. Temperatures will be seasonally cool on Thursday with afternoon highs in the upper 50s to 60s.

Friday marks a change in weather as high pressure builds in the region and pushes temperatures up. Sunny skies are expected with afternoon highs in the 60s and 70s.

Warm weather will persist Saturday, but in the evening the end of an overshoot system could bring light showers to the northern part of Sonoma County.

From Sunday evening to Monday, another chance of rain enters the forecast. “That one is maybe a little more prevalent,” Gass said. “We might see some raindrops all the way to San Francisco. Then we dry out again and see a dry trend through next week.”

Dale D. Schrum