Mother Nature’s fall palette was on full display Monday even as daytime temperatures in Fresno and much of the central San Joaquin Valley felt more like spring. But change is on the way.
A winter storm is expected to reach the Valley on Tuesday with rain likely Tuesday night. Daytime temperatures, which on Monday hit 75 in Fresno and 80 in Hanford, will be in the low 60s Tuesday and drop Wednesday to the low 50s in the Valley, and the low 30s in the southern Sierra Nevada.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for the foothills and mountains north of Tulare County, with snow levels dropping to as low as 2,000 feet, according to the National Weather Service.