Storm will convey rain and snow to Southern California

The primary appreciable storm of the season will hit Southern California in a single day, bringing rain and snow forward of the brand new 12 months.

Rain will transfer into Ventura and Los Angeles counties Sunday night, with the primary peak after midnight into mid-morning Monday, in accordance with David Candy, a meteorologist with the Nationwide Climate Service in Oxnard.

A second wave will cross L.A. County later within the afternoon Monday and can proceed into the early night. Though that wave is predicted to be extra intense, it’s anticipated to be shorter in period, Candy stated.

Half an inch to an inch of rain is predicted for coast and valley areas and one to 2 inches within the foothills. Within the mountains, six to 12 inches of snow is predicted and there may be an inch or two of snow accumulating on prime of the Grapevine late Monday.

“It’s a really wholesome storm,” Candy stated. “Hopefully this can relieve our excessive fireplace hazard for a time frame. I can’t say it’ll relieve it solely, but it surely may present a minimum of a short respite.”

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