Mostly cloudy and mild Thursday. Weather system brings rain, snow and possible storms Friday.

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SACRAMENTO AREA FORECAST: April 23, 2014 at 5 p.m.

TONIGHT: Increasing clouds. Lows near 50. Sierra skies will be mostly cloudy with lows near 30.

THURSDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy with highs in the mid 70s. Sierra highs will warm to the 50s. Shower chances increase by the evening.

FRIDAY: A stronger weather system brings rain, snow and possible thunderstorms. Highs will be in the 60s for the valley. Sierra highs will be in the 30s. We could see 6" of snow at the pass levels and a foot of snow for resorts.

SATURDAY: Clearing valley skies. Highs will stay in the 60s. There's a chance of rain and snow showers for the Sierra with highs near 40.

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and slightly warmer with highs near 70. Sierra skies will be cloudy with a chance of lingering showers. Highs near 50 at lake level.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny with highs near 80. Partly cloudy for the Sierra with highs near 60.

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY: Sunny and warm. Highs in the mid 80s. Sierra highs warm to the mid 60s.

News10 Chief Meteorologist Monica Woods

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