Showers are lingering across Northern California this evening, but are becoming more scattered heading into tonight. The best chance for showers will last through midnight, and then light and scattered showers will be possible through early in the day on Wednesday. There will be a chance for scattered showers lingering across the Coastal Range and Northern Mountains into the evening hours tomorrow, but any amounts that could fall are expected to be light. Snow levels are hovering between 4000' to 5000' tonight, and will continue to be in that range through your Wednesday. Temperatures will end up in the low to mid 40's in the valley on Wednesday morning, and in the low to mid 30's in the mountains. High temperatures will top out in the There will be a slight chance for some fog development during the morning hours in the valley both Wednesday and Thursday.
Mostly dry weather is expected from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday and temperatures will be warming up. Valley areas will be in the mid 50's to low 60's for the rest of the work week, and mountain areas will mostly end up in the mid 40's. Models are hinting at another chance for wet weather returning to the Northern Mountains and Shasta County on Friday. The current outlook is calling for light rain showers and no snow accumulation during that time. There is a much better chance for heavier rain and snow showers returning on Saturday and persisting through Sunday. Snow levels are currently set to be above 5000'. Up to around a foot of snow will be possible alonger higher elevations this weekend, so travel impacts are expected. Rain showers will be likely in the valley for both Saturday and Sunday. We'll have the chance for showers lingering into your Monday forecast, but the current outlook has us drying out by that point. Temperatures are projected to stay above average for most areas through this weekend.