Sunday Storm Falls Apart; Flash Flooding, Strong Winds Coming Thursday

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A visual representation of how much rain could fall Wednesday through Friday. Courtesy: National Weather Service


Sunday’s sunny start will finish with some clouds, but should only bring light showers. However, flash flooding and strong winds are coming, and the National Weather Service is warning people now to get ready.

Sunday evening’s scattered showers will be hit-and-miss in areas around Sacramento and north to the Oregon border. They should be done Monday morning.

Details of Thursday's big storm. Courtesy: National Weather Service

Details of Thursday’s big storm. Click for a larger image.
Courtesy: National Weather Service

On Wednesday evening, a much larger and wetter storm will move through until Friday, it’s predicted to be a bigger storm than hit the area last week.

This second storm of the week could bring 1 to 5 inches of rain in the Valley, and 5 to 10 inches in the Sierra. But not just rain, this storm could bring strong winds, with gusts of 25 to 60 mph according to the National Weather Service.

Snow will still stay higher up, it is only expected to fall above 6,000 feet.

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