Above: Forecast published Thursday April 5 by the National Weather Service.
National Forests in California have been busy in recent days completing pile burning and prescribed fire projects as they prepare for heavy precipitation through Saturday.
Most areas in the northern part of the state should expect at least two inches with as much as three to five inches in some locations.
Thursday brought showers but the heaviest rain and snow will occur Friday, transitioning to light showers on Saturday.
— USFS Fire-California (@R5_Fire_News) April 6, 2018