Wet weather is helping California firefighters gain control of a massive wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
The Sacramento Valley will see temperatures reaching almost 90 degrees on Monday. It’s fairly early in the season for triple-digit heat, but we’ll get close. Temperatures will top out at 94 on Tuesday, 98 on Wednesday, 98 on Thursday and 91 on Friday.
There are a few light showers clipping the valley early this morning with rain totals less than .10”.
For months farmers have only been able to guess how the drought would affect them, but this year’s planting season brings bad news. Not only are the crops hit hard, other businesses are feeling the pain.
Bursts of heavy rain are coming Monday and Tuesday.
The first day of spring is next Thursday, but we’re already going to see warmer temperatures.
A couple of rounds of wet weather is ahead. But, Tuesday will be a quiet, pleasant day.
There is dense fog in Stockton and Modesto this morning where visibility was less than a quarter of a mile.
Drought-stricken California is getting its first glimpse of a big weekend storm system the likes of which, forecasters say, the region has not seen in more than a year.
Morning temperatures were a little on the warmer side Monday due to cloud cover. We will see sunshine, but for the most part, it will be cloudy in the valley.
A light and steady rain will continue to fall along the I-80 corridor through the morning commute.
The few sprinkles we had Sunday and the couple of light showers Monday morning don’t look very impressive, but just to show you how truly unusual June rain is, look at these RECORD rainfall reports from Sunday!