20 November, 2018
While the rain would help douse the flames, it could also cause floods and mudslides.
She said she was angry about Trump's tweet last week blaming forest mismanagement for the November 8 fire, a sentiment he evoked in his visit that has stirred resentment among survivors.
The sheriff spoke after President Donald Trump visited Paradise, the small community that was home to almost 27,000 people in the Sierra foothills, 280km north of San Francisco, before being all but consumed by the blaze. So what is causing the California forest fires then?
"I was watching the firemen the other day, and they were raking areas".
"I pay tribute to the courage and dedication of the USA emergency services and the volunteers that have provided support".
Authorities on Monday redoubled efforts to find more victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history and to account for almost 1,000 people listed as missing, with forecast rains likely to hinder the search and raise the risk of mudslides.
Trump, downplaying the role of a changing climate in fuelling the fires, said the management and maintenance of forest lands will be the focus moving forward, and he announced $500m for that effort in the Farm Bill.
The federal government owns almost 60 percent of the forests in California, while the state controls only 3 percent.
Brown said: "I think over the next months and years you'll see the science becoming crystal clear and even the folks in Washington that are now more in the denialist [sic] camp are going to come around".
More than 1,080 personnel are actively fighting the fire.
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But firefighters in recent days have gained significant ground against the blaze, carving containment lines around 70 per cent of its perimeter, according to the agency.
Over a thousand of people are unaccounted for while dozens have been confirmed dead.
Just seconds after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said that now is not the time to point fingers in the devastating record wildfires in California, he declared Sunday that the deadly blazes are entirely the fault of "radical environmentalists".
But the US President's tone appeared to change on Saturday, when he flew out to California to see the destruction for himself.
Trump toured the area Saturday, joined by California's outgoing and incoming governors, both Democrats who have traded sharp barbs with the Republican administration.
"There have been some back and forth between California leaders and the president", Brown said.
Robert Panak, a volunteer on a team from Napa County, said he was trying to picture each house before it burned and imagine where people might have taken shelter. "It's like a slap in the face", Missere-Crowder said.
Trump called the shooting at a country music bar, which left 12 dead, "a disgusting, awful event".