Break in the rain: Three to four inches on the way for Nevada County |

Break in the rain: Three to four inches on the way for Nevada County

PRECIP TOTALS 11/29 - 12/4

E. Bennett Rd. - 4.71”

Condon Park - 3.80”

Nevada County Airport - 3.52”

Sierra College - 3.38”

Freeman Lane - 2.28”

Auburn - 3.72”

Rollins Reservoir - 4.74”

Truckee - 9.37”

From the National Weather Service:

“The winter storm expected to impact the area today has slowed a bit slightly delaying the onset of precipitation in northern California. Rain will spread to the northern mountains and Valley late morning, with precipitation overspreading the Valley and Sierra Nevada by the late afternoon and evening. Heavy rain and mountain snow are expected overnight tonight with heavy rain continuing through Saturday and the heavy mountain snow through Sunday morning.

“On top of the precipitation, gusty winds are expected late tonight continuing through Saturday night with gusts up to 50 mph possible in the Valley and foothill areas. The most likely time for thunderstorms will be Saturday afternoon and evening, although an isolated storm or two cannot be ruled out Sunday afternoon as well as this system moves out of the area.

“Precipitation will become lighter Sunday morning, with the system moving out of the area by Sunday night. Dry weather is still expected early next week.”

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