Another Round of Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 27, 2018 / comments

[PR Pond - NWS]
 
Heavy precipitation is expected in California over the next few days with very heavy snowfall in the Sierra-Nevada.  A very wet pattern is in store for much of the West over the next few days, including the Pacific Northwest, California.

Colder temperatures continues to cross the West Coast and well inland across the Intermountain region. Very heavy snowfall is expected across the Sierra-Nevada with multi-day totals of as much as 2 to 4 feet with isolated heavier amounts over the highest peaks. 

The Weather Prediction Center has highlighted a Marginal Risk of excessive rainfall for portions of northwest California through tonight. Rainfall amounts locally of as much as 2 to 4 inches will be possible.

Detailed forecast for Motherlode

Today

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs 51 to 63. Prevailing south winds up to 10 mph.

Tonight

Rain showers. Lows 43 to 53. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Wednesday

Rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 50 to 60. Prevailing south winds up to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night

Rain likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then heavy rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows 40 to 52. Prevailing southeast winds up to 15 mph.

Thursday

Rain showers. Highs 47 to 57. Prevailing south winds 10 to 20 mph.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Colder. Lows 35 to 47.

Friday

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Highs 44 to 56.

Friday Night

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows 33 to 43.

Saturday

Rain likely. Highs 40 to 52.

Saturday Night

Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Colder. Lows 28 to 42.

Sunday And Sunday Night

Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Highs 41 to 52. Lows 26 to 41.

Monday

Partly cloudy. Highs 45 to 55.