Northern California will see increasing clouds and cooler temperatures for the President’s Day holiday on Monday. A mix of clouds and sunshine will keep the high temperature to around 63 degrees in Sacramento.READ MORE: City Of Sacramento Employee Covid Vaccine Numbers Released: Nearly 80 Percent Vaccinated
Light rain showers arrive in the valley Tuesday morning, with thunderstorms possible during the afternoon and evening. Rainfall totals will be between .25″ – .60″. It will be a much cooler day with highs in the mid 50s.READ MORE: Threats Prompt Safety Precautions At Sacramento-Area Schools
As colder air moves in Tuesday evening, snow levels will lower into the foothills. We could see snow accumulations of 2″-4″ down to 2000′ in elevation. Above 3000′ 6″ – 10″ of snow is possible, and elevations above 7000′ in the Sierra – including area ski resorts – can expect 7″-14″ of fresh powder.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for elevations above 2000′ from 4 a.m. through 11 p.m. Tuesday.MORE NEWS: 'He Had Taken The Machete Out Of My Truck': Man Chases Armed Burglar From Garage In His Underwear
We’ll see a return to drier conditions on Wednesday and Thursday, with highs nearing 60 degrees. Another round of wet weather is possible as we head into the weekend on Friday and Saturday.