A sunny Thanksgiving is forecast after a little rainstorm moves through Sacramento this week.
The weather on Monday will be warm and sunny. A high of 66 degrees is forecast for Sacramento.
Then, on Tuesday, around the morning commute, some rainy weather could visit the area. The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of rainfall before 10 a.m. Tuesday in Sacramento.
Rainfall amounts will be light, but welcome. A total of 1.31 inches of rainfall have been recorded in November. Normal for the entire month is 2.43 inches.
Snow accumulation expected from the storm: 12-to-18 inches along the crest of the Sierra Nevada, 6-to-12 inches down to 4,000-feet elevation, around 4 inches in the Mother Lode and perhaps a couple of inches down to 1,500 feet.
Thanksgiving day is expected to be on the cool side with a high of just 53 degrees. Fall colors are expected to be brilliant in the afternoon sun.
The 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Monday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday: A chance of rain before 10am, then showers likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday night: Showers likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.