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Holiday Weekend Weather Forecast

MOUNTAIN AREA — A little rain in the foothills and a little snow in Yosemite will lead overnight to a crisp, clear and sunny Thanksgiving day, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. Then, the wetter weather returns on Friday.

With Wednesday’s showers clearing to mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, the foothills on Nov. 23 are predicted to reach a high temperature near 58 degrees, and a low tonight around 34 degrees.

Thanksgiving day, Nov. 24, is expected to be sunny, with a high near 64, and mostly clear, with a low around 37. Sounds just about perfect for feasting.

Friday, Nov. 25 starts out mostly sunny, with a high near 63, but rain is anticipated, mainly overnight after 4 a.m. into Saturday. The rain could be heavy at times, with a low around 37 degrees. The chance of precipitation is about 60 percent, with somewhere between one-quarter and one-half inch of rain expected.

Rain is likely to continueon Saturday morning, Nov. 26, and then turn into showers after 10 a.m., according to Hanford, with a high near 52 degrees. The chance of new precipitation is about 60 percent, with somewhere between one-quarter and one-half inch of rain expected. Showers are likely, into Saturday night, with a low around 34. The chance of precipitation is 60 percent with new precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

On Sunday, Nov. 27, we’ll see a 50 percent chance of rain, say the experts, with a high near 51. By Sunday night, it’s a 20 percent chance of showers, with a low around 31. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Stay tuned for more information as the weather system develops.

Read updated weather info here.

NWS forecast for Yosemite National Park area here.

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