MOUNTAIN AREA – The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast out of Hanford says the storm is still on track to move through Central California this weekend, bringing showers and thunderstorms to the Sierra, with a few inches of light snow in the high country above 9000 feet.
“Please be prepared for rapidly changing temperatures and weather conditions,” says NWS Hanford. “Backpackers and hikers are especially vulnerable to the elements and should check weather forecasts and plan for colder weather in the high country this weekend.”
For the Oakhurst area on Saturday night, NWS is predicting a 40 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m..
On Sunday, Oct. 4, expect a chance of showers with possible thunderstorms after 11 a.m. The high will be around 67 with mostly cloudy skies. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Sunday night there’s a 30% chance of showers and a low of about 49.
The chance of showers continues at 30% in the Oakhurst area on Monday, with a high near 65 and a low of around 51, and winds calming in the evening.
Tuesday, Oct. 6 is expected to be sunny and warmer.