The cumulative effect of the series of storms will mean flooding, mudslides and debris flows are going to be a problems for much of the week
But the following next few days the southern jet is expected to become active and bring a series of storms through California
The amount of water in the snow is 20 to 25 percent below what is normal.
This ribbon of fast moving air will be as strong as 160 to 180 knots
A rather extended period of unsettled weather will be occurring over parts of California and the Southwest
The remainder of the week a large building ridge of high pressure takes over
There will be more showers and thunderstorms are likely that can produce very heavy downpours in Arizona.
This rain caused problems with flash flooding producing some damage and there were a few swift water rescues.
Computer models are insistent that a rather strong piece of energy will move through California Tuesday, bringing more widespread rainfall.
This will make for a very hazardous period for firefighters into early Friday night.