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San Diego’s Weather Forecast For January 16, 2024: Light Rain Midweek, Widespread Rain This Weekend

Many coastal areas were stuck in the clouds and fog all day with clouds spreading inland tonight into tomorrow morning. Patchy fog will be an issue for your morning commute tomorrow with uneven clearing into the afternoon. Tomorrow will be another mild day with 60s and 70s for most of the county with little day-to-day temperature changes with highs near seasonal normals through the end of the work week.

An Atmospheric River Will Drench Northern California Early This Week — But Entirely Miss Greater San Diego

An atmospheric river will bring significant rain to Northern California Monday and Tuesday but entirely miss San Diego County, which is days away from wrapping up an otherwise wet year, the National Weather Service said.

But there will be a slight chill to the air along the San Diego coastline — the kind that reminds people that it’s a good idea to keep a sweater handy. And you’ll need your winter wetsuit before long.

San Diego’s June Gloom Not Just Depressing, it’s Costly for Some

With just days until the official start of summer, overcast skies and cooler temperatures are still lingering.

On Wednesday, National Weather Service San Diego reported that all areas across Southern California, including San Diego, have had below average temperatures this month. While you might not see the impacts from gray skies now, one solar energy expert says they could be just around the corner.


Remnants of Atmospheric River Hits San Diego With Rain, Snow & Possible Floods

An atmospheric river taking aim for California was expected to bring heavy rains to an already-drenched San Diego County overnight Thursday, creating the possibility for flooding, downed trees and big waves for the first week of the New Year. The atmospheric river, which is a term used to describe heavier-than-normal rains that pull moisture from the tropics, inundated Northern and Central California on Wednesday, prompting evacuations, causing power outages and other damage.

It’s Not Over Yet: Forecasters Predict More Rain This Week Across San Diego

Rainfall was starting to roll into the San Diego area Tuesday morning as part of a new wave of storms expected throughout the week, according to the National Weather Service. Clouds were thickening with partly and mostly cloudy skies expected to blanket Southern California on Tuesday, growing denser as the frontal system over the eastern Pacific approaches the area.

Residents With Rain Barrels Look Forward to Upcoming Storm in San Diego

Rain is in the forecast this week, and residents with rain barrels are getting ready. “Right before it rains, I make sure that they are empty so that I have space for more water,” said Robin Reed-Anderson, an Encinitas resident. She has four barrels on her property that collect rainwater.

San Diego Mountains Become Winter Wonderland as Snow Falls in Julian, Mount Laguna, Palomar

San Diego’s mountains have turned into a winter wonderland thanks to a storm system that dumped a layer of snow on the county’s peaks to start the week. The winter storm swept across San Diego County overnight Sunday and left snowfall on Julian, Mount Laguna and Palomar mountains. By 9 a.m. Monday, at least 4 inches fell at Mount Laguna and more than 4 inches on Birch Hill near Palomar Mountain, and 3 inches were recorded in Julian, the National Weather Service said.

San Diego Experiencing Longest Sub-70 Degree Weather in Six Years

The National Weather Service says that San Diego’s daytime high temperature remained below 70 degrees on Wednesday for the 37th consecutive day.

By mid-afternoon, the temperature had only reached 65 and was not trending upward.

This is the longest that the city has stayed below 70 since 2015-16, when it remained unusually cool for 38 days between December 10 and January 16.

Winter Storm to Blast San Diego County

Another winter blast is headed to San Diego County with significant rain and snow anticipated starting Wednesday morning.

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the mountain areas until 4 p.m. Wednesday and according to San Diego’s National Weather Service the expected snow will be heavy and wet. Travel in those areas is likely to be difficult to impossible. Drivers were advised to use extra caution.


Snow Blankets the Mountains and Winds Shut Down COVID-19 Vaccinations Near Petco

One of the biggest coastal wind storms in years walloped San Diego County Monday and ushered in heavy snow that blanketed the region’s mountains and driving rain that nudged wildland areas away from the precipice of drought.