Special Weather Statement for Heavy Rain and Flooding

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 04, 2020 / comments

[National Weather Service NOAA]

...Chance of Thunderstorms on Sunday producing heavy rain, small hail, urban and rural street flooding...

* Timing: Late tonight and early Sunday mainly south of Marysville including the adjacent foothills, then Sunday afternoon into early evening for the central valley and foothills.

* Impacts: Heavy rain and small hail expected with thunderstorms. The stronger storms may lead to some urban and rural flooding along with minor mud and rock slides in hilly terrain. Heavy rain and hail will likely lead to poor visibilities and slippery road conditions.

* Synopsis: A weather system from the Gulf of Alaska will drop southward bringing unsettled weather with a chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may occur as the cold front moves through late tonight into early Sunday. The stronger storms are expected Sunday afternoon. A weak tornado or two may be possible

Detailed forecast for Motherlode area at 1,000 elevation

Tonight
Rain showers until early morning, then rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the night. Lows 37 to 49. Prevailing south winds up to 15 mph.

Sunday
Heavy rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs 43 to 55. Prevailing south winds 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night
Heavy rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then rain showers likely after midnight. Colder. Lows 32 to 42. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Monday
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 46 to 58. No snow accumulation. Light winds.

Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows 33 to 43. Light winds.

Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Not as cool. Highs 50 to 64.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain showers. Lows 36 to 44.

Wednesday Through Saturday
Mostly clear. Highs 58 to 73. Lows 36 to 51.