Rain ready to roll in Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Rain is expected to return to the Bay Area this coming Tuesday, followed by more rain Thursday and Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

By Thursday night, one to two inches of rain is in the forecast for most of the North Bay, with about a half-inch to one inch of rain falling in the rest of the Bay Area, the weather service said.

Smaller amounts can be expected further to the south, according to the weather service.