Mid-week storm is first of two rain producers for Sacramento

02/24/2014 6:42 AM

10/07/2014 8:07 PM

Rain is in the forecast this week with two storms headed Sacramento’s way.

The first shot of wet weather is expected Wednesday, the next on Friday. The Wednesday rain-maker is the weaker of the two.

Amounts forecast for the storm that starts Wednesday and lingers through Thursday:

Sacramento: .63

Roseville: .69

Placerville: .90

Auburn: .95

Yuba City: .58

Woodland: .58

Lodi: .48

Jackson: .77

Grass Valley: 1.22

The Sierra Nevada could see four-to-eight inches of snow over the higher elevations, according to the National Weather Service.

The Friday frontal system is expected to be much wetter, providing Sacramento Valley locations with an inch or more of rain.

The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Calm wind.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Rain, mainly after 10am. High near 64. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Wednesday night: Showers. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

Thursday night: Showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 58.

Friday night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 49.

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.

Saturday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Sunday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

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