Another round of precipitation is forecast to track across Northern California Wednesday with most of the rain predicted to fall tonight.
The weather system is already beginning to bring rain into the north state, according to National Weather Service forecasters. The bulk of the precipitation, according to the NWS, will come later Wednesday, perhaps during the evening commute, and early Thursday.
The Sacramento Valley could get around 0.75 at the north end, lessening to 0.15 for the northern San Joaquin.
Snow levels are predicted to start out at about the 8,000-feet elevation level, dropping to 6,000-feet elevation Thursday morning.
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Today: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 3 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: Rain. Low around 56. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Sunday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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