Cool and unsettled weather will affect the entire region on Monday and Tuesday.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a good chance of rain showers in the Mother Lode and a few thunderstorms are also possible on Monday.
In the Sierra, an inch of snow accumulation is possible above 5500 feet. Up to four inches of of snow could fall in the highest elevations.
Winds along the Sierra crest may gust up to fifty mph.
The winds will diminish after Tuesday evening and a gradual warmup will occur for the remainder of the week.