Rain was expected to splash across the Valley overnight Sunday and into Monday as another Pacific storm sweeps across the region.
Grab your umbrella and bundle up – it will be chilly as well as wet.
The storm is forecast to bring cooler-than-average temperatures for much of the week, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. Temperatures in Fresno will be in the upper 50s to low 60s through at least Thursday.
In the Sierra, the snow level could drop to 4,000 feet, the weather service said. North of Kings Canyon, the storm could drop 6 to 12 inches of snow at upper elevations of the Sierra.
Isolated thunderstorms, along with small hail, could develop Monday afternoon and evening in the central San Joaquin Valley, the weather service said. There is a chance of showers Tuesday morning before skies clear. Early morning patchy fog could develop later this week.
Ahead of the storm on Sunday, much of the Valley was able to bask in warmer-than-normal temperatures. Sunday’s high in Fresno was 72, slightly above the seasonal norm of 69.