Northern California will see increasing clouds and cooler temperatures for the President’s Day holiday on Monday. A mix of clouds and sunshine will keep the high temperature to around 63 degrees in Sacramento.
Light rain showers arrive in the valley Tuesday morning, with thunderstorms possible during the afternoon and evening. Rainfall totals will be between .25″ – .60″. It will be a much cooler day with highs in the mid 50s.
As colder air moves in Tuesday evening, snow levels will lower into the foothills. We could see snow accumulations of 2″-4″ down to 2000′ in elevation. Above 3000′ 6″ – 10″ of snow is possible, and elevations above 7000′ in the Sierra – including area ski resorts – can expect 7″-14″ of fresh powder.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for elevations above 2000′ from 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. Tuesday.
We’ll see a return to drier conditions on Wednesday and Thursday, with highs nearing 60 degrees. Another round of wet weather is possible as we head into the weekend on Friday and Saturday.