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Another Round Of Winter Storms Brings Rain To California

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Traffic on Highway 50 continues in the afternoon rain on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

(AP) - California's winter keeps getting wetter as the first in the latest round of storms moves ashore, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds.

The National Weather Service says rain is making for slick roads and reduced visibility for commuters throughout California Monday.

Wind gusts topping 50 mph are predicted in parts of the San Joaquin Valley and north toward Sacramento.

Sections of the Sierra Nevada could see more than two feet of snow during three storms expected to batter the state through midweek.

Meanwhile, officials warned residents of Los Angeles-area hillsides scarred by wildfires that mudslides are possible, but only minor debris flows have been reported.

California has been swamped during a wet winter that has brought no shortage of rain and snow after years of drought.

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