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Wet Weather Pattern in the West; Severe Storms in the Eastern U.S.

A number of Pacific storm systems will bring excessive rainfall, strong winds, and mountain snow to the West U.S. These systems may cause burn scar flooding impacts. Severe thunderstorms may impact the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys into Central/Southern Appalachians, and a portion of west Texas on Thursday. Read More >

Maximum temperatures across the Central California interior on Thursday will be a couple of degrees above normal for this time of year.
A strong storm system will impact Central California Sunday afternoon through Monday. Two to four feet of snow are possible in the Sierra Nevada above 10,000 feet Sunday afternoon through Monday evening. The heaviest snow will fall late Sunday night and Monday morning. Intense rainfall rates are possible in the Sierra Nevada below 10,000 feet and in the Sierra Nevada foothills late Sunday night and Monday, resulting in the threat of mudslides, rockslides, and debris flow flooding, particularly in recently burned areas. Strong, gusty southeast to south winds are conceivable in the Coastal Range and western portion of the San Joaquin Valley Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning. In the San Joaquin Valley, ponding of water on roadways may result in minor urban and street flooding.
A strong storm system will impact Central California Sunday afternoon through Monday, resulting in widespread precipitation. The majority of this precipitation will fall late Sunday night and Monday. Intense rainfall rates are conceivable in the Sierra Nevada below 10,000 feet and in the Sierra Nevada foothills late Sunday night and Monday, leading to the threat of mudslides, rockslides, and debris flow flooding, particularly in recently burned areas. Two to four feet of snow are possible in the Sierra Nevada above 10,000 feet.

 

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HNX Area Smoke Forecast from the Experimental HRRR model