SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Rain arrived to nearly all of San Diego County by noon Sunday, and snow was expected to fall all afternoon in the Laguna Mountains, where a winter weather advisory was issued Sunday.
A smattering of snow fell overnight in Julian, at the 4,225 foot elevation, but rain was expected there today.
A low pressure storm that brought over a half-inch of rain to parts of Los Angeles County made its way to the San Diego area, bringing light to moderate rain and 3 to 5 inches of snow to mountain areas above the 4000 to 4500 feet elevations, the National Weather Service said.
Gusty south to southwest winds as fast as 35 miles per hour in the mountains and deserts were also expected. This storm system was expected to pass through Sunday afternoon and through the night.
Another possible winter storm system was expected to pass through San Diego next Friday night, the NWS said.
Residents of higher elevations should be prepared for hazardous driving conditions due to the slick roadways. Drivers in mountain areas should carry snow chains in their vehicles if possible, and the cold, wet weather could be deadly for campers or hikers, the NWS said.
According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, causing a "vandalism alert" flyer to be passed around.
One person was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash Sunday in Scripps Ranch.
A 71-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing her 31-year-old son at least four times with a kitchen knife, when an argument at their San Diego home Sunday escalated into a fight.
The San Diego Gulls will seek their team-record ninth consecutive victory Sunday when they face their rival, the Ontario Reign, at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.
Some public facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day and the Metropolitan Transit System will offer reduced service.
Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning jolt through the spring training clubhouse.
Cold weather, light rain, mountain snow and gusty winds are all in the cards for San Diego County, forecasters said Sunday.
Two men involved in an apparent road rage incident - that ended with one car tipped over - are facing charges. This weekend, the father of the driver whose car flipped onto its side spoke out.
It's safe to say birthday parties will be a big deal for one local family. Their family tree added three new members within just 24 hours.