Another storm will strike the Southland this week, generating rain in L-A. and Orange Counties by Wednesday morning, forecasters said Monday.
Then, after a couple of dry days, rain will reappear on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
The impending storm will not be as cold or generate as much rain as last week’s, said NWS meteorologist Lisa Phillips.
Between 1 and 2 inches of rain are expected in L.A. County, and up to 3 inches in the San Gabriel Mountains, she said, adding that the storm could trigger minor mud slides and debris flows in areas denuded by wildfire.
The NWS forecast mostly cloudy skies in L.A. County Monday and highs of 56 degrees on Mount Wilson; 58 in Palmdale and Lancaster; 63 in Saugus; 65 in Avalon; 66 at LAX; 67 in Pasadena, San Gabriel and Burbank; and 68 in Woodland Hills, Long Beach and Downtown L.A. Temperatures will rise around 4 degrees Tuesday, then fall by as much as 11 degrees on Wednesday amid rain. The high is forecast to be 61 in Downtown L.A. on Wednesday, 62 in Woodland Hills and 55 in Palmdale and Lancaster.
Partly cloudy skies are forecast in Orange County Monday, along with highs of 53 on Santiago Peak; 61 on Ortega Highway at 2,600 feet; 63 in Fremont Canyon; 64 in Laguna Beach and San Clemente; 65 in Newport Beach; 66 in Yorba Linda and Trabuco Canyon; 67 in Mission Viejo; 68 in Fullerton and Anaheim; and 69 in Irvine. Temperatures will be about the same Tuesday and and up to 7 degrees lower amid rain on Wednesday.
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