Cool & Wet Memorial Day

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A warm front followed by a cold front will bring rain and gusty winds to the area today with moderate to heavy rain possible, especially in the morning and early afternoon. Instability will increasing this evening bringing a chance for isolated thunderstorms east of the Cascades, with the best chance in Lake and Modoc county. Thunderstorms can produce heavy rain, gusty winds and even small hail; remember if you hear thunder roar, head indoors!

Rain will turn more showery late this afternoon with showers continue into tomorrow morning. We’ll get a brief break in the rain tomorrow afternoon before a disturbance arrives overnight Tuesday bringing widespread rain showers again, though not as heavy as today. Showers will continue through the day Wednesday, drying out by Wednesday night. The remainder of the week will be much warmer and drier.

Sunny skies return and highs will climb about 10 degrees above normal, with mid-80s for west-side valleys, mid to upper-60s at the coast and mid to upper-70s east of the Cascades!

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Meteorologist Megan Parry