Showers in the valley and snow in the mountains continue with heavier rains late into the night


More snow in the mountains, showers in the valley and more windy conditions to start your Wednesday off right. Unstable weather follows us through the rest of the year with heavy rains expected tomorrow.

Overnight totals were light, ranging from a trace 0.25 “West of the Mountains. Light downpours will persist throughout the day, becoming more intense this evening.

Meanwhile, Mount Laguna registered a few inches last night and is expecting a few more this morning. Snow levels will slowly increase by 4,000 ‘to 5,000’ this afternoon as temperatures warm. The snow turns to rain later in the day making the journey risky up the passes. Chains are required if traveling through Julian and Mt. Laguna. A mixture of rain, snow and high winds will give whiteout conditions, it is advisable to avoid non-essential travel. A winter weather advisory is in effect for altitudes above 4,000 feet until 4:00 p.m.

Moderate to heavy rains are settling over the county this evening with heavy showers at times until tomorrow. The coast and inland areas could collect up to 2.5 “of rain by Friday morning while mountains could measure up to 6” or more. A flood watch has been issued for the entire county from 10 a.m. until tomorrow evening. Excessive runoff can flood rivers, streams, streams and other low lying and flood prone areas.

Friday afternoon seems to be the best bet for dry conditions and on weekends sun and good weather prevail. We will stay cool and below average for the next 7 days with cooler temperatures around the middle of next week.

Wednesday highs:
Coast: 55-58 °
Indoor: 46-51 °
Mountains: 40-46 °
Deserts: 58-63 °

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