Water levels in Lake Nevada are expected to peak Sunday morning, and experts are warning of a water shortage as the weather shifts into a rainstorm.
A high pressure system from the west will move into the area Sunday, sending strong winds and rain into the desert.
Winds will bring up to 25 to 40 inches of rain in the Los Angeles area, according to the National Weather Service.
Heavy rain is expected to fall in the Sacramento area, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley, and throughout the southern Sierra Nevada.
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