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Some events canceled across Sacramento region as strong storm moves in

With strong winds, more than an inch of rain and feet of snow expected in Northern California, some weekend events have been canceled.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Wet weather predicted for this weekend has forced some Northern California coordinators to cancel or postpone events. 

On Saturday, heavy rain with wind gusts up to 40 mph is expected in the Valley. Meanwhile, in the Sierra, snow is expected to fall as low as 4,000 feet.

By the end of the storm system which continues Sunday, the Sacramento region is expected to see 1-2 inches of rain. About 2-5 feet of snow is expected in the Sierra.

List of local event cancelations:

39th Annual Santa Parade

  • Was scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Sacramento
  • No plans announced to reschedule

Placer Grown Auburn Farmers Market

  • Was scheduled for Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Auburn
  • Farmer's market is expected to be open on Dec. 17, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31

City of Ione Christmas Parade

  • Was scheduled for Saturday at 11 a.m. in Ione
  • While no concrete plans have been announced to reschedule, coordinators said they hope for better weather next weekend.

Fairfield Police Santa Stops

  • Was scheduled for multiple Fairfield neighborhoods at 5 p.m. Saturday
  • The Santa Stops will continue on Dec. 12

Santa by the Lake

  • Was scheduled for Saturday
  • Santa by the Lake has been rescheduled for Dec. 15

Turlock Fire Department Santa Stops

  • Was scheduled for Saturday
  • Attempted reschedule for Sunday, Dec. 11

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