We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Storms Expected To Bring Rain, Snow To Northern Calif.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio
 

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

It's welcome news for the state, which has just endured its driest year in recorded history.

While the rain won't be enough to end the drought, the National Weather Service projects that by Saturday, twin Pacific storms may bring as much as two inches of rain to the coast and several feet of snow to the Sierra.

The first storm is expected on Wednesday and will offer light rains.

But the storm on Friday is expected to drench the entire state for 24 hours.

Drought Coverage

  • Capital Public Radio / File

    Expect More 'Spare The Air' Alerts In Sacramento

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016

    More "Spare The Air" alerts may be issued this year in the Sacramento region because the Environmental Protection Agency has lowered the federal ozone health standard.

  • Lisa Herron / U.S. Forest Service

    Prescribed Burns Planned In Lake Tahoe Basin

    Monday, April 25, 2016

    Weather permitting, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations starting Monday in areas around Lake Tahoe.