A storm system will impact Central California Wednesday night into early Friday morning.
Heavy snow is expected in the Southern Sierra Nevada above 7,000 feet, where a Winter Storm Warning is in effect.
The majority of this precipitation will fall Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
The rain is posing a threat to local crops.
The higher rain totals are expected to impact the northern end of the valley near Sacramento and Modesto, where the cherry harvest is close to beginning.