Plenty of clouds and gusty wind over northern California today with light rain and snow thus far, but more unsettled weather is coming. Scattered rain and snow showers along with isolated thunderstorms remain in the forecast for now. Several disturbances will move over our region tonight and early tomorrow, and they will bring more chances for valley rain and mountain snow. Winter Weather Advisories and a Winter Storm Watch continue for our area mountains through Wednesday. We can expect a mostly cloudy sky tonight with scattered rain and snow showers. Lows will range from the 20s in the mountains to the 30s and 40s in the valley and foothills. Scattered rain and snow showers along with isolated thunderstorms are in the forecast on Tuesday. Highs will range from the 30s and 40s in the mountains to the 40s and 50s in the foothills and valley.
It won't rain or snow all day any day, but showers and isolated thunderstorms are possible both Tuesday and Wednesday. We'll have decreasing clouds Thursday and more sun Friday with highs warming back above average. More clouds arrive late Saturday and Sunday, there is a slight chance for mainly mountain showers Sunday and next Monday. Stronger wind is also in the forecast late Sunday and next Monday. Valley rain amounts still look to range from 0.75" to 1.25", with most mountain snow amounts at or below 12", but the highest peaks could receive 24-36". Caution will be need to be exercised if you must travel on our snowy mountain roads. Highs will cool to well below average through Wednesday before we lose the clouds Thursday and Friday, rising to above average levels, only to cool back down to average this weekend and Monday.