The 5 to 7 inches of rain that parts of western Washington received Friday will pale in comparison to the rainfall that much of California and parts of Arizona will see in the upcoming week.
The south-facing slopes of the hills and mountains of Southern California may locally be doused with as much as 8 to 20 inches of rain. Dangerous, perhaps deadly, flash flooding and mudslides are possible, especially in the burn areas.
Snow will be measured by the several yards in the Sierra and by the yard across the mountains of Arizona.
Strong and potentially damaging winds will accompany the storms as they rake the Southwest.
Between storms there will be a large area of dangerous dense fog and even freezing fog in the Midwest. Use extreme caution driving overnight into early Sunday due to the low visibilities and icy glazed roads and highways from eastern Kansas to Missouri to central Illinois.
Also due to some significant surface jets,waves near california will be 30ft.
Stay tuned for updates