Rain, mountain snow and travel issues expected for Sunday evening, Monday


(KTXL) — A climate system will drop into Northern California Sunday with clouds, cooler temperatures, possibilities of showers and Sierra snow.

Most of Sunday might be dry all through the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys as clouds combine with sunshine. Temperatures will peak within the low-to-mid 70s. The finest likelihood for any Valley rain showers will arrive within the night. Those showers might be gentle and transient.

Forecast fashions present steadier Sunday night rain will fall within the Sierra foothills. That rain will flip to snow above the 5,500 foot elevation.

Travelers heading over the Sierra passes between 5 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday must be ready for diminished visibility, slick roads, doable travel delays and chain controls.

Cal Trans introduced street closures for the next areas:

The heaviest snow will fall between 8 p.m. and midnight. Donner summit could obtain as much as six inches of snow from this fast-moving climate system.