Rain, winds headed to California, but little drought help

Apr 6, 2015 5:42 PM by News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A wet storm that's moving through California this week will do little to help fix the state's worst drought in decades.

National Weather Service Forecaster Diana Henderson says the storm is "a start but it's just not enough."

Rain and snow is expected Monday night in the San Francisco Bay Area and thunderstorms, possibly with small hail, could roll in Tuesday.

In the mountains, forecasters say 6 to 12 inches of snow could hit about 4,000 feet with 1 to 2 feet on the higher peaks.

The storm is expected to reach Southern California overnight Monday, spreading moderate rain down the Central Coast to the Los Angeles basin by Tuesday afternoon.

Gov. Jerry Brown ordered new water use restrictions last week.

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