Rain and snow in forecast for this week | SierraSun.com

Rain and snow in forecast for this week

Sun News Service

A cold front that brought rain to the region Monday is expected to cause wet conditions through Thursday and bring the first accumulation of snowfall of the season to the high Sierra.

According to the National Weather Service in Sacramento the front that moved in Sunday will continue to crawl across the state, bringing a good chance of rain Tuesday and Wednesday. There is a slighter chance of rain Thursday, but showers could linger into Friday.

Snow levels will drop to 6,000 feet tonight, and a few inches of snow could accumulate at the upper elevations by Friday. The National Weather Service advised drivers should be prepared with chains over the area’s summits.

Daytime temperatures will drop into the high 40s during the week, before warming up again to the 60s for Saturday and Sunday, when skies are expected to be clear again.

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