SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Expect rain through the morning commute and the rest of the weekend.
The heaviest rain for Friday is expected through 11 a.m., but will taper off by the afternoon.READ MORE: North Highland Family's Home Hit By Thieves After 4 Die In Wrong-Way Crash In Sierra
More wet weather is in store for the weekend, however. Saturday, precipitation will be mainly focused on the foothills and Sierra.READ MORE: Coyote Likely Behind ‘Suspicious’ Animal Deaths In Citrus Heights, Police Say
Sunday, rain will once again be widespread throughout Northern California. Gusty winds and thunderstorms are possible, with snow also expected to begin.MORE NEWS: Family Remembers Woman Killed In Collision Involving Sacramento Metro Fire Ambulance
A Winter Storm Watch is expected to be in effect Saturday night through Sunday night above the 6500′ elevation mark. About 6 inches of snow is possible at the 6500′ mark, while more than foot of snow could hit above 7000′. A few inches of snow could accumulate in the Lake Tahoe area.