A storm system is predicted to transfer into Southern California later this week, bringing as a lot as 5 consecutive days of rain to San Diego County.
SAN DIEGO — Unseasonably heat weather set information in some components of San Diego Monday and on Christmas, however a winter storm and cooler temperatures are coming, the National Weather Service reported.
“We’re going to get weak storm systems coming in with atmospheric rivers that will be getting here late Tuesday night into Wednesday,” NWS forecaster Adam Roser mentioned. “They are going to be weak, so the rain will be beneficial and won’t be too heavy.”
Roser predicted the rain complete from the incoming storm is probably going to be three-quarters of an inch to an inch in some locations.
“Along with that, we are going to be getting cooler weather, in the 60s instead of the 80s during the day,” Roser mentioned. “It is also looking like we will be getting some random light showers as well on Thursday and Friday.”
A High Surf Advisory has been issued for San Diego County Beaches till Thursday at 4 p.m. Large breaking waves of 5 to 8 ft anticipated with remoted increased units on west-facing seashores, in addition to harmful rip currents.
The longer-term forecast is for the weather to flip wet once more for New Year’s weekend. “Maybe we’ll see another inch of rain or so across parts of San Diego,” Roser mentioned.
The heat weather set some information on Sunday and Monday throughout San Diego County.
“Sunday we saw the hottest temperature in the nation in San Pasqual Valley and Pala in Escondido, where the temperature got up to 88 degrees,” Roser mentioned. “Ramona also broke that community’s record with a temperature of 85 degrees on Sunday.”
The forecaster mentioned rural Alpine in East County tied its all-time excessive temperature for Christmas Day, hitting the 80-degree mark. “San Diego International Airport tied for the third-warmest Christmas on record, first set in 1874, with 80 degrees,” he added.
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