Weather service forecasts rain, snow in North State

Feb 15, 2016 5:21 PM by David McVicker

The National Weather Service’s Sacramento bureau announced Monday that a pacific storm will move into interior North State early Wednesday.

Rain is expected to spread over most of the region by Wednesday afternoon with the heaviest precipitation occurring Wednesday night.

A Winter Storm Watch has been posted for the southern Cascades and northern Sierra Nevada for the Wednesday through Thursday time period.

Weather experts anticipate a possible 1-2 feet of snowfall for elevations above 6000 feet.

Travelers to the mountain areas should anticipate potential travel delays by Wednesday evening with chain controls becoming likely.


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