A fast-moving, early season storm is expected to deliver snow to elevations above 6,000-feet in the Sierra and provide cooler temperatures in the Sacramento region.
The National Weather Service notes that today’s light snow in the mountains could make highway passes slippery. The snow showers are likely to diminish tonight.
In the Sacramento region, temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s today. The average daily high temperature for the first week in October is around 82 degrees.
Forecasters say look for winds to pick up tonight in Sacramento, perhaps gusting to near 20 mph. The 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS: