San Diego

Morning rain showers Wednesday and Thursday with wind and cool temps

Afternoon highs drop considerably and so does our threshold for snow over the mountains as the primary early winter storm of the season arrives.

SAN DIEGO — The first of some scattered showers have made their arrival in San Diego County to kick off Wednesday. Expect morning showers to persist earlier than partly cloudy skies prevail by the afternoon alongside a lot cooler than regular temperatures. 

The rain has triggered some issues Wednesday morning. A 100-year-old plus tree fell onto the nook of a home in Lemon Grove. It additionally took out phone strains and even broken a parked automobile.

WATCH: Tree falls onto home in Lemon Grove (Nov. 2, 2022)

Another wave of moisture will arrive in a single day into early Thursday morning, bringing rain totals for the coast and inland to 0.10″ to 0.20″ with heaviest accumulations (nearer to 0.50″) over the mountains.

Alongside the cool temps and morning showers, snow ranges will drop over the mountains and and wind picks up once more by the afternoon with gusts reaching 50 mph at instances for San Diego County mountain and desert places.

With gusty onshore winds persevering with, one other Wind Advisory will take impact on Wednesday at midday and proceed till 11:00 a.m. on Thursday. This has been anticipated to incorporate extra of Imperial County. It additionally now encompasses the shoreline of San Diego County.

Layered on high of the Wind Advisory is one thing we’ve not seen in fairly just a few months. The first Winter Weather Advisory of the late fall season will take impact at 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday and expire at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday. Snow ranges will drop from 5,500′ on Wednesday to 4,000′ on Thursday.

While accumulations are anticipated to remain mild for us, between 1 and 2 inches of snow are doable. Heavier accumulations are anticipated for greater elevation ski resorts to the north of San Diego County.

This early-season Winter storm will carry an opportunity for scattered showers and mountain snow. The timeframe seems to be Tuesday evening by means of Thursday morning. Rain possibilities favor the evening and morning hours with an opportunity for just a few thunderstorms Thursday morning (west of the mountains). There shall be rounds of rain anticipated with little to nothing anticipated within the desert (0.05″ or much less). The bulk of the moisture continues to be anticipated within the mountains – as much as an inch doable. 

Additionally, the snow degree will begin out above 7,000 toes on Wednesday morning earlier than dropping close to 4,000 – 4,500 toes on Thursday. We may see as much as 1 – 4″ of snow in our native mountains.

Temperature-wise, this shall be a chilly system. Daytime highs will drop 10° to twenty° beneath seasonal on Wednesday and Thursday. Coolest day of the week shall be Thursday. 

The surf heights had been 2 to 4 toes on Tuesday. It will enhance to three to five toes with a excessive threat of rip currents on Wednesday and Thursday. Sets as much as 6 toes are anticipated on Thursday.

We will begin to dry out by Thursday afternoon with a gradual heat up beginning on Friday. This pattern will proceed by means of Saturday with an offshore breeze choosing up. 

Models are hinting at one other low stress sweeping by means of the area by the beginning of subsequent week. This will reinforce beneath seasonal temperatures with one other dip within the jet stream. Expect one other likelihood for showers alongside and west of the mountains with gusty winds choosing up within the desert on Monday.

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