The National Weather Service says between a quarter and a half an inch of rain is likely in the Sacramento area, mostly Wednesday night.
There's also about a 50 percent chance of rain Thursday.
Snow levels in the Sierra are expected to drop to about 6,000 feet by Thursday morning.
Multiple records were again broken Thursday as temperatures in the region soared well above 100 degrees as they have for the past week. Where's the Delta Breeze?
This heat wave has prompted a flood of phone calls for air conditioning repairs and some customers may be on a long waiting list.
A wealth of weather and climate data and the jobs of the scientists who analyze it may be at risk under President Trump’s budget proposal.
A spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard in California says he expects to see a spike in drowning deaths this year as rivers run swift and cold.
It looks like this year's fire season will start later than normal in the Tahoe area...sometime in July-August rather than the typical May-June time frame. That's because of the wet winter and a snowpack 200 to 300 percent of normal.