Downtown Modesto recorded 0.11 inches of rain by 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The atmospheric river behind the storm was expected to mainly glance on Northern California, bringing the major impacts to the south part of the state.
A Turlock man pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of hitting two helicopters with the beam of a laser pointer in October. Roger Shane John, 32, is scheduled for sentencing on June 11 in federal court in Fresno. John faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison.
Police in Oakdale, CA, said a threat of a shooting at Oakdale High School was not credible. The threat was supposedly made through Instagram on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Similar reports around the nation followed the Florida massacre.