Saturday’s Rain & Snow Forecast for Northern California



The KCRA 3 weather team has reported steady, moderate rainfall in Northern California, leading to the Saturday being dubbed an ‘Impact Day.’ The weather forecast for Sunday and the following week, including Thanksgiving, is expected to be dry, with Sunday seeing highs in the low 60s and slightly breezy conditions. There could be patches of fog with sunny skies expected, and a north breeze developing by Sunday afternoon and lasting overnight.

Northern California Forecast: Sunday and Thanksgiving week outlook

With moderate rainfall, KCRA 3’s weather team declared Saturday an Impact Day in Northern California. Showers are expected to lessen in the valley tonight while persisting in the mountains. Snow levels have mainly been above pass level but may drop overnight, potentially prompting chain controls despite limited snowfall.

Looking ahead, Sunday appears to be dry with highs in the low 60s and a slight breeze of 10-20 mph. Lows could be around the mid-40s. There’s a chance of patchy fog, but sunny skies with a north breeze will likely develop by Sunday afternoon and extend overnight.

The coming week also promises dry weather, ensuring good Thanksgiving travel conditions throughout the holiday. For a detailed look at the holiday travel forecast across California, check out Dirk Verdoorn’s Regional Travel Outlook.

Flying out of California for Thanksgiving? Check out the weather at some of the country’s busiest airports. Also, be aware of the worst day for hitting the road before Thanksgiving. Further travel coverage can be found in the video below.

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