First winter storm bringing cooler temperatures, rain and gusty winds

First winter storm bringing cooler temperatures, rain and gusty winds

[trib_ndn vid=25239746]SAN DIEGO — The first storm of the season is bringing much cooler temperatures, light rain and gusty winds to San Diego County Wednesday, meteorologists said.

Rainy freeway“This weather will be sharply colder than this past weekend and could be deadly for unprepared campers and hikers,” according to the National Weather Service.

High temperatures in the region will be 15 to 25 degrees below average for the time of year, meaning they’ll be in the mid-50s to mid-60s in coastal and valley areas, mid-30s to mid-50s in the mountains, the 60s in the upper deserts and in the 70s in the lower deserts, an NWS advisory said.

Rainfall from the system was expected to range from around a tenth to a third of an inch near the coast to a half to one and a quarter inch in the mountains.

A high wind warning took effect early Wednesday in the…

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