Temperatures are expected to peak in the low 90s Tuesday.
A heat event Friday will send temperatures into the mid- to upper 80s in Berkeley, and the low triple digits in interior portions of the East Bay.
The National Weather Service warned residents trying to beat the hot temperatures of strong swells at local beaches.
The Bayhill High School teacher’s home in Tonga was damaged in the tsunami.
Berkeley’s decision to evacuate the marina followed the data, a state expert told Berkeleyside: “That’s a good thing. Especially in this particular event.”
The odds of a worst-case tsunami hitting Berkeley in the next 50 years are 1 in 20, experts say. Such an event could cause up to 10-15 feet of flooding.
Because they are so rare, it’s hard to predict how much damage a tsunami might cause in Berkeley. But it can be significant.
Downed trees and fallen traffic signals prompted police to warn people away from a few North Berkeley neighborhoods in the middle of the night.
The order came after an underwater volcano erupted near Tonga.
Berkeley has recorded 3.75-4.4 inches of rain since the storm began Sunday, with the highest totals in the hills.
This month’s rains helped tamper down fire danger, but experts say the East Bay is not out of the woods yet.
Gauges near Ohlone and Strawberry Creek parks also totaled over 7 inches, taking into account rain that fell Saturday evening and Sunday morning.