The National Weather Service says a series of wet systems from the northern Pacific Ocean could bring more than an inch of rain to some areas. The precipitation is likely to continue through the weekend.
A winter weather advisory is in effect Wednesday for Lake Tahoe and much of the Sierra's eastern front where up to a foot of snow is expected by Thursday morning.
The National Weather Service says the heaviest snow is expected during the day Wednesday. Between two and four inches of snow is expected at lake level at Tahoe.
Meanwhile, the snowpack atop mountain peaks in California has a new set of eyes to better gauge the amount of spring runoff. NASA has fixed a twin-engine plane with high-tech equipment to make regular snow surveys in the state.
Snow increasing in mountains today. Images are of expected snowfall totals for today and tonight. http://t.co/KhspxgDEFB— NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) March 26, 2014
Isolated valley t-storms expected later today. Potential for weak funnel clouds and/or tornadoes in Sac Valley. pic.twitter.com/94gPSH9yWp— NWS Sacramento (@NWSSacramento) March 26, 2014
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Friday night through Sunday morning and covers much of the Sierra Nevada.
October was one of the wettest on record in Northern California. But the state needs much more to replenish major reservoirs.
(AP) — An unseasonably cool weather system dropped rain and hail in parts of Northern California and dusted the Sierra Nevada with snow.
If you’ve ventured outside in the past couple days you know -- it’s really hot in the Sacramento region. What’s a Sacramentan to do? We’ve compiled a list of how to stay cool and survive the heat.
After several days of sweltering heat, Sacramento residents can expect cooler weather this week. Temperatures will remain in the mid-90s for Monday.