Late Season Storm Set to Hit Wednesday

There will be gusty winds, but little snow below 7,000 feet.

A late season Pacific storm will give the Southland a dousing Wednesday while churning up gusty winds but generating little snow below 7,000 feet, forecasters said today.

Along with the rain and gusty winds, there is a slight chance of thunderstorms south of Point Conception after the arrival of the storm, which was still several hundreds of miles away this morning, they said.

Early projections point to between a half-inch and an inch of rain, more along south-facing mountain slopes and near the scene of thunderstorms, according to a National Weather Service advisory. The rain is expected to taper off Wednesday night, with a chance of showers Thursday.

The snow level will be at 7,000 feet or higher through Wednesday night, then fall to between 6,000 and 7,000 feet, the advisory said, adding that "very little snow accumulation is expected below 7,000 feet with this system."

Temperature highs are forecast to be 68 in Palmdale and Lancaster Wednesday -- about 10 degrees below today's projected high. But most everywhere else, temperature highs will be in the high 60s Wednesday, about the same as today.

The following is Glendora's forecast through Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

Monday night: A chance of drizzle after 11 p.m. Areas of fog after 11pm.

Tuesday: A chance of drizzle before 11 a.m. Areas of fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, then mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.


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