A couple of dry days are forecast for the beginning of the week before rain returns.
After the fog burns off this morning, look for sunshine and a high in the mid-50s in the Sacramento region. That pattern is expected to repeat on Tuesday.
After that short dry period, the National Weather Service is calling for a chance of rain for Wednesday and Thursday in Sacramento. Snow levels could extend to the lower foothills because the approaching weather system is quite cold.
A limiting factor to any snowfall from this cold front is the lack of liquid associated with the system.
Over the weekend, a good soaker visited Sacramento. A total of .83 of an inch fell.
For the rainfall season, which started on July 1, 2012, a total of 12.90 inches of rain has been recorded downtown. That total is 159 percent of normal for the period of July 1 to Jan. 7.
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