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Weekend storm to bring rain, some snow to San Diego County

Posted at 7:17 AM, Jan 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-05 10:24:59-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – More rain and possible snow is expected to hit San Diego County this weekend, as a low-pressure storm moves through the region.

San Diego's coasts and valleys could get anywhere between .25 - .50 of an inch of rain and near 1 inch in the mountains. Less than .25 of an inch of rain is expected in the deserts.

Gusty winds reaching up to 40 miles per hour could also hit the mountain and desert areas, according to the National Weather Service.

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Snow could fall at elevations above 5,000 feet, likely to bring a dusting to Mt. Laguna and Palomar Mountain, though only rain in Julian.

A High Surf Advisory will also be in effect from 2 p.m. Saturday through 2 a.m. Monday due to the storm, with waves between 6 to 11 feet and dangerous rip currents.

Light showers should end by Sunday morning, with drier weather moving into Monday and Tuesday. However, a smaller storm system could bring a few showers back to the county on Wednesday.


Coast: 48-62°

Valleys: 43-62°

Mountains: 35-48°

Desert: 42-60°