Sacramento’s rainfall total crept up slightly over the weekend – the city received 0.38 inches of rain by mid-morning Sunday.
Rain started falling late Friday night, dropping 0.02 inches on the city. Saturday saw almost a quarter-inch of accumulation and about 0.15 inches fell Sunday morning. There is a chance for showers Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Total rainfall for the season beginning on Oct. 1 is 15.28 inches, or 84 percent of normal.
Clouds will linger for most of the week, but rain isn’t expected until a system moves into the area Wednesday night into Thursday, according to NWS Forecaster Karl Swanberg. Early predictions are for sunny skies next weekend.
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Some ski resorts reported receiving from five to 12 inches of snow overnight.
The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Today: Showers likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.