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Sacramento Weather Forecast

Saturday kicks off with morning fog and frost. then more valley rain and Sierra snow arrives mid morning.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two weather systems are on the move from the Pacific.

The first system arrived this morning with heavy valley rain for the morning commute. Heavy snow and travel delays are expected in the Sierra by Thursday afternoon, dropping as much as 18-30 inches for the Donner Pass area. Up to a half inch to an inch of rain in the valley is expected and more in some spots. A Winter Storm Warning will continue through early Friday in the Sierra.

Travel in the mountains will be heavily impacted with long delays, possible chain controls and road closures. Delaying or postponing travel into the Sierra is advised.

Another system arrives Saturday bringing more rain and snow through Sunday.

TONIGHT: Cold with Sierra lows in the teens and Valley lows in the 30s with fog and frost. 

SATURDAY: Rain chances increase during the day with valley highs near 50°. Snow for Lake Tahoe with highs in the 30s.

SUNDAY: Rain chances continue with valley highs in the low 50s. Snow at Lake Tahoe with highs in the 30s.

MONDAY: A few early morning showers then patchy fog with highs in the low 50s. Lake Tahoe highs in the mid-30s with a chance of lingering snow.

TUESDAY: Patchy morning fog then sunny with highs in the low 50s. Lake Tahoe highs in the mid to upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY: Patchy morning frost and fog with highs  in the low 50s. Lake Tahoe highs in the low 40s.

THURSDAY: Cold mornings with possible fog and frost. Highs in the low 50s. Lake Tahoe highs in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY: Fog and freezing fog potential. Morning frost expected with overnight lows near freezing. Mostly sunny skies with highs in the mid 50s. Shower chances possible.

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