It’s going to be an active few days for the valley.
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”.
Spring has just started, but we have a storm brewing that’s expected to hit later in the work week.
The second round of a wet storm is moving across Northern California. Click here for the latest weather conditions. Morning Forecast Rain Falls Steadily In Sacramento Area Overnight Storm Creating Blizzard-Like Conditions In Sierra
First batch of storms to hit Wednesday
Meteorologists forecast a pair of storms could dump several inches of rain on parched cities and croplands throughout California in the coming week, bringing welcome news to a state that has just endured its driest year in recorded history.
All this rain likely won’t have an impact on fishing in local rivers. A Russian River fishing ban is still expected to begin later this month.
The valley is finally getting a splash of winter moisture. It’s the first sight of rain in weeks. After 52 days of dry conditions, rain has officially landed in the valley. But despite the rain, some are still concerned.
3 people were killed in blustery Northern California, football playoffs were called off because of rain in Arizona, and dozens of cars became stranded in snowy rural Nevada as winter weather barreled through the West.
Rain is coming today out of the north and east because it’s circulating around the area of low pressure dragging the action slowly but surely into Central California and toward Vegas. It will also drag the showers into the valley later in the afternoon.
The next Pacific storm is expected to move through interior northern California Thursday into Thursday night.
Lightning hit a home in north Sacramento and brought a large tree crashing down into the family’s yard.