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Another Bay Area Storm This Weekend: Rain and Snow Forecast

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There is a winter weather advisory in effect through Sunday for the interior mountains in the North Bay, the East Bay hills, and the eastern Santa Clara hills, the National Weather Service said on Sunday evening.

Snow could accumulate in areas that are above 2,100 feet, with gusty winds, hazardous travel conditions and poor visibility, the Weather Service said.

Impacts of the weather could include snow-covered, slippery roadways; downed branches and power outages, and possible road closures. Some areas could also see sleet and freezing rain, according to Caltrans. People are advised to avoid traveling this weekend if possible. The advisory is in effect until 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Here's a look at what to expect during this round of wet weather.

When will it rain in the Bay Area?

Rain started to hit the region Saturday morning.

How long will the rain last?

The on-and-off rain is expected to linger through Tuesday.

How much rain will the Bay Area get?

Here's a daily breakdown on what the current models are showing:

  • Saturday: Rain and possible snow in low-level areas starts from 7 to 11 a.m. Expect a quarter to a half-inch of rain. There is a better chance of half-inch rain totals in the North Bay and lesser amounts in the San Francisco area and toward the South Bay.
  • Sunday: The Bay Area is expected to get another quarter to a half-inch of rain.
  • Monday: Spotty chance of rain up to two-tenths of an inch.
  • Tuesday: Spotty chance of rain up to one-tenth of an inch.

More snow in Bay Area forecast

Snow levels are expected to fall in our higher-elevation areas of 1,000 to 2,000 feet, with a wintry mix of rain and possible snow in some areas below 1,000 feet.

How much snow will the Bay Area get?

Mount Hamilton, Mount Diablo and the Santa Cruz Mountains could be in for another 2 to 6 inches of snow during the storm.

Video posted on Instagram shows a skier making their way down a snow-covered slope on Mount Diablo.

Use interactive radar to track the storm

Track outages using PG&E map

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