Rain and Snow Starting Today; Snow Dropping Down to 1500 Feet on Thursday
Graphic from the National Weather Service.
Much needed rain will be arriving today. The National Weather Service predicts that it should be mostly showers and light rain during the day with heavier rain arriving tonight. Then a cold front will sweep down from the north.
Starting Thursday at 4 a.m. through Saturday morning, snow is predicted above 1500 feet in the interior mountains from the Oregon border into Mendocino County. There will likely be multiple rounds of snow showers, according to the National Weather Service. In places, they say there could be accumulations of up to 18 inches. In addition, the National Weather Service warns “Highways impacted include 199, 299, 101, 36, and 162.”
According to the National Weather Service,
Snow totals for this event will range from a few inches in the coastal mountains to 3 feet or more over the highest elevation of Trinity County and the Yolla Bollys with significant snows at many passes.