Scattered showers for San Diego mountains and valleys

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Remnants of a storm system moving southeast towards Baja California will bring scattered showers and the chance of thunderstorms to parts of the county Monday. The showers are caused by a Pacific low pressure system moving inland, forecasters said.

The mountains and foothills have the best chance for showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening Monday, The National Weather Service said. Coastal areas only see a 20 percent chance of rain.

By Monday evening, the system will move out of the area and temperatures will start to warm up. The county will receive a few dry and warm days Tuesday and Wednesday before another storm system moves in Thursday dropping temperatures again and bringing gustier winds.

Rainfall surpassed 1 inch in parts of the county Sunday. In northern Poway, rainfall reached 2.06 inches in one 24-hour period; Rancho Bernardo reached 1.31 inches and San Pasqual received .91 of an inch, according to NWS data.

Monday’s high temperatures will by 66 degrees for coastal and inland areas, 55 degrees in the mountains and 77 degrees for the deserts. 

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