Showers expected to last thoughout the day

The wet weather is expected to dry up for the weekend but the forecast doesn’t call for much sun.

Spotty showers will continue through today and possibly into Friday until a ridge of high pressure moves into the area, according to meteorologist Tom Dang of the National Weather Service.

The high pressure will make for foggy mornings over the weekend. The fog will likely lift and become patchy clouds in the afternoons.

Weekend highs will be in the upper 50s and possibly mid-60s if the clouds break, Dang said. Nighttime lows will be in the upper 40s.

Dang said more rain is expected to make its way to Modesto on Tuesday night and could linger into Wednesday.Today's storm brought snow above 7,000 feet and has shut down some roadways.

Snow has closed Highway 120 from Crane Flat to five miles west of the Highway 395 junction, as well as two miles east of the junction to six miles west of the Highway 6 junction.

Highway 108 is closed about seven miles east of Strawberry.

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