Cold, wind, rain, thunder, snow, sun, warmth. What else you got, Bay Area weather gods?

A storm system moving over the area Tuesday night dropped more than an inch of rain in some areas, and by the end of the week, the region will get a bit of everything, according to the National Weather Service.

Most of the heaviest rainfall was in remote, higher-elevation areas, according to a weather service report. Oakland, Concord and San Jose all reported about a half-inch to a quarter-inch of rain in the 24 hours before 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The storm will give way to a low-pressure system Wednesday, dropping daytime temperatures into the mid-50s, according to meteorologist Larry Smith. Showers passing over the region will provide an average of about a quarter-inch of rain, though some areas could see that much in an hour, depending on how the system spreads, he added.

"The story of the day will be some decent showers throughout the day," Smith said. "This is a pretty wide storm."

The combination of falling temperatures and precipitation could lead to a light dusting of snow on some Bay Area peaks, Smith added.

The skies will clear and temperatures will climb as the weekend approaches, Smith said, heading into the upper 60s and even low 70s Saturday and Sunday.

Meanwhile, a snowstorm on the East Coast has travelers headed to cities such as Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia going nowhere fast as flights are delayed and canceled.

Twenty-five flights have been canceled so far at SFO -- 22 of them to Washington, D.C., according to spokesman Doug Yakel. Significant delays were reported to airports in New York, Philadelphia and Newark.

There were no weather-related delays or cancellations reported at either Oakland or San Jose airports.

To check delays and cancellations, go to www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-airports.

Contact Daniel M. Jimenez at djimenez@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/DMJreports.