Rain Continues to Soak San Diego County

More than an inch has fallen in many spots since Thursday.

The recent rains that have fallen on San Diego County since Thursday morning are expected to continue through Monday, with many communities recording well over an inch of rain, including Ramona.

The National Weather Service released rainfall totals from Thursday morning through Saturday at 11 a.m:

Imperial Beach 1.37

Ramona 1.23

Poway 1.10

Lindbergh Field 1.02

Santee 1.02

Rancho Bernardo .97

La Mesa .85

Carlsbad .82

Cardiff .75

Del Mar .61

Encinitas .30

The National Weather Service said rain was expected to persist for the next 24 to 48 hours as onshore flow increases in ahead of a cold upper-level trough headed down the coast through Monday.

“This was a welcome and beneficial rain for the area including the deserts, where little rain has fallen so far this season,” forecasters reported on the NWS website. “It is not quite over yet either.”

The National Weather Service forecast for Ramona:

Saturday afternoon: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Saturday night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 5 p.m. Areas of fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday night: A slight chance of showers before 11 p.m., then a chance of showers after 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the morning.

Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.


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