A week of rain ahead

Interpretation: rain, rain and more rain.

Raw from the NWS in Eureka:

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
 333 AM PST SUN MAR 6 2011
 
 .SYNOPSIS...MULTIPLE DISTURBANCES WILL MAINTAIN PERIODIC RAIN
 CHANCES FOR MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.
 
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 .DISCUSSION...CURRENTLY THERE IS A STATIONARY FRONT STRETCHING
 FROM A LOW NEAR 38N 127W RUNNING WEST TO EAST JUST SOUTH OF CAPE 
 MENDOCINO. THE LOW AND ASSOCIATED FRONT WILL SLOWLY PUSH EAST
 SOUTHEAST THIS MORNING...PUSHING ASHORE JUST NORTH OF SF BAY LATE
 THIS MORNING. MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE
 LONGEST SOUTH OF CAPE MENDOCINO JUST NORTH OF THE SFC LOW
 POSITION. PRECIP RATES HAVE BEEN RUNNING UPWARDS OF 0.25 INCHES
 PER HOUR UNDER A STEADY PLUME OF 1.5" PWATS EARLIER IN THE NIGHT. 
 THE STEADY RAIN WILL BECOME SHOWERY BY AFTERNOON AS THE LOW
 PASSES BY AND ZONAL FLOW DOMINATES AHEAD OF THE NEXT SHORTWAVE HOT
 ON ITS HEELS. THIS SECONDARY SHORTWAVE ORIGINATES FURTHER NORTH
 THAN ITS PREDECESSOR...AND THUS HAS LESS MOISTURE TO WORK WITH.
 RESIDUAL MOISTURE HANGING AROUND AND THE ENHANCED LIFT FROM THE
 WAVE WILL BE ENOUGH TO GENERATE MORE LIGHT RAIN SUN NIGHT AND
 EARLY MON. SNOW LEVELS THIS MORNING ARE RUNNING AROUND 5 KFT...BUT
 WILL BE FALLING WITH THE PASSAGE OF EACH SHORTWAVE DOWN TO AROUND
 2500 FT BY MON MORNING. SNOW AMOUNTS SHOULD BE MINIMAL WITH LITTLE
 IMPACT TO MOST MTN PASSES AROUND THE AREA. AREA RIVERS HAVE BEEN
 RESPONDING QUICKLY TO ALL THE RAIN OVERNIGHT...BUT HAVE...AND
 SHOULD REMAIN BELOW ACTION STAGE.
 
 UPPER LEVEL RIDGING MOVES IN BEHIND MONDAYS SHORTWAVE
 PASSAGE...BUT A SFC WARM FRONT ORIGINATING FROM A LOW WELL TO OUR
 NORTH WILL PUSH ACROSS NW CA MON NIGHT INTO TUE. THIS SHOULD BRING
 A LITTLE LIGHT RAIN TO THE AREA...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF CAPE
 MENDOCINO. THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WILL BE CHARACTERIZED BY
 PERIODIC BOUTS OF RAIN AS SEVERAL LOWS WELL TO OUR NORTH SEND COLD
 FRONTS THROUGH THE REGION. JCA
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