The first in a collection of Pacific storms drenched San Diego County before daybreak Saturday, pushing seasonal rainfall to roughly 2 inches above average in some areas.
The rain was heaviest alongside the coast, because of the method the system dropped into Southern California.
The storm also dusted the top of Mt. Laguna with snow. And it’s producing elevated surf and rip currents along the coast.
The National Weather Service says the storm is clearing off to the east. However the area might experience sporadic showers via 6 p.m. and attainable thunderstorms. San Diego’s daytime excessive can be sixty one levels.
Because the wet season began on Oct. 1, San Diego Worldwide Airport has recorded 5.seventy one inches of precipitation, which is 1.eighty one inches above common.
Forecasters say the temperature will drop to 50 tonight in San Diego, and into the 30s throughout some inland valley areas like Ramona and Valley Middle.
“The subsequent storm will arrive late Monday with the brunt of the system coming through the night,” stated Dan Gregoria, a climate service forecaster. “The rain will last into Tuesday.”
It appears that San Diego will receive between one-quarter and one-half inch of rain from that system.
Forecasters say a much more potent storm might hit San Diego County on Wednesday and Thursday, with the heaviest rain falling on Thursday. It appears that San Diego will get the tail end of a storm that would deliver a lot heavier rain to Orange and Los Angeles counties, probably triggering mudslides.
Sample of rainfall figures by way of 6 a.m. Saturday:
Carlsbad: 0.fifty eight”
San Onofre: 0.53”
La Jolla: zero.fifty one”
Oceanside: zero.forty eight”
Santee: 0.forty two”
San Marcos: zero.forty”
Kearny Mesa: 0.forty”
Montgomery Subject: zero.38”
Lake Wohlford: zero.35”
Miramar Lake: zero.35”
Brown Subject: zero.18”
Palomar Mountain: 0.13”