A series of storms feeding off of tropical moisture from the Pacific were expected to continue to impact northern California and the Pacific Northwest throughout much of the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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The storm was forecast to bring rainfall totals of between 10 and 20 inches along with several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada. Flood and flash flood watches and warnings were in effect from central to northern California, with coastal areas being the hardest hit.
In El Dorado County, especially heavy rainfall and strong winds were forecast for Saturday evening through Sunday with gusts up to 36 mph in some places. The county was on flood watch until 4 p.m. Sunday.