TIMELINE: Rain returns this weekend with snow likely on Bay Area's highest peaks

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Friday, April 12, 2024
AccuWeather Forecast: Big drop in temps, partly sunny ahead of rain
ABC7 News meteorologist Drew Tuma has your AccuWeather forecast for Friday.

Rain returns to the Bay Area this weekend as cold air moves back in. It will be a level 1 on the ABC7 Exclusive Storm Impact Scale for both days, but Saturday will be the wetter of the two.

Snow is also likely on the Bay Area's highest peaks Saturday morning.


  • Heaviest rain will fall between midnight and 9 a.m. Saturday morning
  • Saturday afternoon will feature the best chance for thunderstorms
  • Sunday will have more periods of dry weather. Isolated showers are likely in the afternoon

  • Best chance for snow is Saturday morning
  • Mt. Hamilton, Santa Cruz Mountains, and Lake/Interior Mendocino County best places for flakes