More rain expected in San Diego County with high winds in mountains, deserts
More rain is expected Thursday afternoon with a wind advisory in effect until 4 p.m. for San Diego County mountains and deserts.
San Diego County had some scattered showers Thursday morning but more widespread rain is forecast to come Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Showers will diminish from the northwest to southwest later Thursday evening.
The highest amount of precipitation is expected in the coastal slopes with several inches of snow possible at levels as low as 6,500 feet.
In the mountains and deserts, winds are expected to reach 20 to 30 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph, according to the NWS. Use caution while driving, secure outdoor objects and be wary of falling tree limbs and power line outages, forecasters also said.
Coastal areas may see highs of 60 degrees Thursday, while East County communities are forecast for highs of 55, mountains at 45 degrees and deserts ranging from 60 to 70 degrees.