See more of the story Rain will spread down the West Coast Thursday and Thursday night as another Pacific storm impacts the coast.

The good news is that the rain will not be all that heavy, and any flooding will be minor.

In California, the rain should spread over the San Francisco Bay area by the afternoon then reach the Los Angeles region late Thursday night.

Snow will fall in the Sierra through Thursday night, but accumulations should average less than 6 inches in most areas.

Story by AccuWeather.com senior Meteorologist Brett Anderson.