Rain in the forecast for San Diego County
Rain is in the forecast for parts of San Diego County Thursday starting this afternoon, according to reports from the National Weather Service.
There is a 20% chance of rain Thursday in San Diego County valleys, Escondido, El Cajon, San Marcos, La Mesa, Santee and Poway.
Snow levels are expected to be at 6,000 feet and 3 to 6 inches are expected above 7,000 feet in the mountain areas.
Highs are expected to be in the upper 50s in the western valleys to the lower 50s in the foothills. Patchy fog with lows in the mid 40s and a 50% chance of rain are expected Thursday night.
It will be foggy and cold in the mountains, with highs in the mid 40s during the day and lows in the upper 30s at night.
Concerns about the condition of the Lake Hodges dam prompted officials to release water from the lake this week. Water is flowing into the San Dieguito river to bring the lake’s level down to 275 feet.
The U.S. Department of Education is asking local school systems to better meet the needs of military children with disabilities. In other news, San Diego police are going to start enforcing the city’s street vending law in some areas this weekend. Plus, the city of San Diego’s electric street sweeper officially has a name.