Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California, leading evacuations to dwindle and the number of threatened homes to fall from thousands to just a few hundred.
A very nice round of rain came across our area this morning. But just how much fell in our region?
These past few days have been anything but typical when it comes to summer weather in our area. Here are a few of the highlights:
Rain falling in the Sierra Nevada is a welcome relief for crews trying to snuff out a wildfire on the edge of Reno. But it’s also bringing new challenges in the steep, slippery, canyons prone to landslides northeast of Lake Tahoe.
A late-season Pacific storm brought rain and snow to California on Friday, though it was not expected to make much of a dent in the state’s ongoing drought.
Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.
Bursts of heavy rain are coming Monday and Tuesday.
It’s going to be an active few days for the valley.
The next storm arrives tonight and it looks like we’ll have a wet start to our Saturday. But, Friday is looking pretty dry.
After a stretch of no rain, consistent showers are once again back in the forecast.
Northern California on Wednesday was in the midst of what forecasters were predicting would be the longest stretch of wet weather yet this year.
The National Weather Service has increased its thunderstorm threat for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, adding that thunderstorms coming to the interior of Northern California could bring “heavy rain, ponding of water, hail, and an isolated tornado”.