ABC 10News Pinpoint Weather for Sun. Dec. 12, 2021: Rain on the way

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Posted at 8:27 AM, Dec 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-12 22:37:57-05

A system that's already hit Northern California is now pushing south. Through the day Monday, clouds will build in San Diego as the storm gets closer. Light rain chances begin Monday evening but the major impacts will begin Tuesday morning, peaking during the day Tuesday and lingering into Wednesday morning. By Wednesday afternoon, most of the rain should be cleared.

We could see between 1" to 1.5" along the coast and inland valleys. Some mountain communities could see as much as 2.5".

Strong winds will also accompany this storm. The strongest winds next week could be damaging, gusting between 50- 60 mph. A High Wind Watch goes into effect for our mountains and deserts starting at noon Tuesday and continuing through 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Thursday will remain mild then a weaker storm follows this stronger storm, bringing slight rain chances Friday.

Monday's Highs:
Coast: 60-63°
Inland: 58-63°
Mountains: 50-57°
Deserts: 67-69°

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