Union Staff Report
HUMBOLDT – A mincy rain storm will piddle its way over Humboldt starting tonight before it makes way for this weekend’s grand slam gusher.
Today will be mostly sunny, with clouds gathering this evening for a flimsy 20 percent promise of rain. The odds increase Thursday to 30 percent, then 40 percent Thursday evening.
Rainfall from this flouncy, pop-gun storm is expected to average about a quarter of an inch, according to the National Weather Service.
On Friday the odds are Even Steven, with a 50 percent chance of rain.
The Main Event – the brawny bazooka blast – starts Saturday, when there’s an 80 percent chance of rain. The storm could dump two to four inches of rain along the coast, according to the National Weather Service in Eureka. “Significant” snow is forecast for higher elevations.
Even more rain is forecast for next Tuesday and Wednesday – good news for drought-parched HumLand.
The sun sets at 5:38 p.m. tonight, and rises at 7:22 a.m. on Thursday.