Leave it to California to simultaneously suffer widespread flooding and a drought.
State water woes aside, those who still feel saturated from the relentless rain that hit the Bay Area earlier this month will be glad to hear that the new storm on its way is described by the National Weather Service as cold and dry.
Still, the NWS has issued wind advisories across the Bay Area, from noon Tuesday to noon Wednesday. The cold weather system from Canada will create strong, gusting winds up to 55 mph, with the most blustery conditions occurring Tuesday afternoon and night. Trees and power lines could go down, and driving conditions will be difficult.
The other thing to expect: the coldest weather this season, in the 30s and 40s across the region.
And some showers are possible tonight and Tuesday.
So, to summarize: