April 23, 2024
A San Diego Sheriff’s cruiser within the mountains on Monday. File photograph from sheriff’s Twitter feed

The Nationwide Climate Service forecast requires a chilly, wet and snowy weekend throughout San Diego County, with showers beginning by Saturday afternoon and persevering with till Sunday night.

“Intervals of rain, mountain snow, and gusty westerly winds are anticipated this weekend,” the company mentioned. “Situations will slowly dry for early subsequent week, however durations of sunshine precipitation are once more attainable Monday into Tuesday.”

Temperatures might be 5 to 10 levels under common alongside the coast, 10 to twenty levels under in the valleys and deserts, and 15 to 25 levels under within the mountains.

Whole rainfall is anticipated to vary from  one-half to three quarters of an inch close to the coast, as much as 1 inch  in the valleys, and 1.5 to 2.5 inches in the mountains. 

The snow stage will drop to 4,500 ft by Sunday morning, with a winter storm warning in impact and tough driving situations anticipated.

A storm swell from the west-northwest will arrive early Sunday at native seashores and peak that night with waves of 4 to 7 ft. The surf might be highest in southern San Diego County, with units as much as 10 ft.