Spring storm headed towards county

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Rain, gusty winds and possibly thunderstorms are in
store for San Diego County late Wednesday into early Thursday.

A low pressure system off the coast is expected to move inland across
Southern California and Northern Baja Wednesday evening, according to the
National Weather Service. The system will move east and weaken on Thursday, the
agency advised.

Rainfall totals from the storm are expected to range from a half-inch to
three-quarters of an inch near the coast to one to two inches in the
mountains. About a quarter-inch of rainfall is likely in the deserts, according
to the Weather Service.

In addition to rain, southwest winds are expected to gust to around 50
miles per hour in the mountains Wednesday afternoon and evening, mainly near
the ridge tops and along deserts slopes.

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