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West Coast Weather to Pick Up Rain and Snow Mixed

3 weeks ago
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Key Takeaways

  • Heavy rain expected in Pacific Northwest, up to 6 inches possible in some areas.
  • Sierra Nevada mountains to receive significant snowfall, up to 2 feet in higher elevations.
  • Southern California likely to avoid major impacts, but some rain possible with slick conditions.
  • Strong winds expected in interior West, raising wildfire risk.

Rain and Snow Mixed Coming to West Coast Weather Forecast

An early May storm system is gearing up to dump significant amounts of rain and snow mixed across much of the West Coast beginning on Friday and lasting through the weather this weekend.

While the moisture will fall as mostly rain in the Pacific Northwest, the Sierra Nevada will pick up a few feet of snow out of this incoming system.

Here is what you need to know about this potent weather maker.



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