Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Rain to return Thursday, stay for weekend

From the National Weather Service:
Wet Weather Returns Late Thursday through Sunday


Travel hazards due to slick roads, especially over Sierra passes
Urban and small stream flooding possible
Slight potential for debris flows near burn scars
Slight chance for thunderstorms (Friday afternoon)
Areas of fog...some dense(Wednesday-Thursday mornings)

Forecast Confidence
Low confidence in debris flows near recent burn scars

Timing and Strength
Arrives late Thursday...a few heavy precipitation bands possible through Sunday.
Snow and Rain: See Graphics.
Snow levels above 7000 feet Friday falling to 4000 feet Saturday night.

Weather Summary
A winter storm will move through northern California late Thursday through Sunday. Initially high snow levels will fall rapidly Saturday. Expect travel delays into the weekend, please refer to attached graphics for detailed information.

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