We hate to disappoint you, but -- barring some unexpected act of biblical proportions -- Modesto will not have a white Christmas.
The forecast for Friday calls for a high of 56 degrees under a clear sky, although that lack of clouds will bring the temperature down at night to a chilly 32 degrees.
No moisture, no snow. Sorry.
Aside to Santa Claus: Better bring Rudolph, and get your Modesto-area route done well ahead of daybreak. The Christmas Day forecast includes patchy and freezing fog in the morning.
Santa and other travelers seeking the latest forecasts can go to www.modbee.com/weather.