Light right is falling in some areas of Northern California, where a deadly wildfire has been burning for nearly two weeks.
Moderate rain is expected later Wednesday in the Paradise burn area, where a wildfire killed at least 81 people and destroyed more than 13,000 homes.
As of Wednesday morning, the “Camp Fire” had burned 153,336 acres, and it was 80 percent contained.
Rain forecast through the Thanksgiving weekend could aid crews fighting wildfires while complicating efforts to recover human remains.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch, saying brief periods of heavy rain could unleash mudslides.
Rain is expected along the central coast and in Southern California later in the day.