Showers to hit San Diego County, strong winds continue

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The weather is expected to change Wednesday from mild temperatures to scattered showers. The strong winds that began Tuesday night will continue into Thursday.

A wind advisory is expected to take effect at 5 p.m. Wednesday and extend until noon Thursday. Winds will average 25 to 30 miles per hour.

A trough of low pressure moving over Southern California towards Nevada is expected to create strong winds and a chance of over the next few days. The strong winds will hit the mountains and deserts the hardest.

The same system is likely to bring some showers along the coast and deserts and possibly some thunderstorms over the mountains in the evening Wednesday into Thursday morning. Rainfall amounts vary widely around the county from less than a quarter-of-an-inch to almost an inch.

By the weekend, skies should clear again with average temperatures before warming up again next week. Wednesday’s high temperatures are 64 degrees along the coast, 67 degrees inland, 54 degrees for the mountains and 80 degrees in desert areas. 

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