Take cover! A hard storm will hit Los Angeles for hours

Retentions are expected on the I-5 motorway.

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A Cold storm coming from the Gulf of Alaska will cause this afternoon from this afternoon night between three and five hours of rain constant in southern California. This will cause some problems in commuting around the area although it will lay the groundwork for a sunny friday. The weekend is expected to be mostly cloudy.

The biggest impact of the storm will fall on the San Gabriel Mountains, where they predict winter climatic conditions that will bring strong winds. He is expected to road conditions are adverse for 24 hours from one o'clock on Thursday afternoon due to winds and snow levels.

As the rain is expected to not exceed half an inch per hour, the National Meteorological Service (NWS) meteorologist in Ornard, Curt Kaplan does not expect landslides or debris flow down the slopes razed by fires in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties .

The rain will fall on the San Fernando Valley between 4 and 10 in the afternoon of this Thursday and with less probability from that hour, predicted NWS. Regarding South Bay, Long Beach, Orange County and the San Gabriel Valley, the rain will fall until four in the morning on Friday.

In the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, snow will fall between 4,500 and 5,500 feet during the day and between 3,500 and 4,500 late Thursday night. Above 5,500 feet will accumulate between four and eight inches of nine. Between 4,500 and 5,500 feet, they will accumulate two to four inches.

Rain and possibly small accumulations of snow will generate retentions on I-5 near Grapevine. Winds from the south are also expected with gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour.


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