Rain In The Region Breaks A 52-Day Dry Spell



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(Sacramento, CA)
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
According to the National Weather Service a weather system is pushing into the area bringing rain in the valley and snow in the Sierra. The Weather Service is warning of slippery roads, possible debris flows and generally dangerous conditions between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday. Scattered showers are expected to continue through Thursday afternoon.
 
While this rain is greatly needed it estimated it won't be enough to end the drought, we'll need many more storms like this to make up for the months of below average rain fall
 

Impacts Of The Storm 

  • Potential depris flows on American and Rim Burn scars
  • Harzardous winter weather driving expected at Sierra pass levels
  • Chain controls and travel delays over high Sierra passes
  • Wet and slippery roadways
 

Previous Coverage: Rain Expected In Parched Northern Calif.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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This screen shot was taken from Google.com Wednesday at 10 a.m.
 

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