10/5/2011 - Showers Likely For Most Of Southern California
Scattered showers will move across the area this afternoon and evening. Most of the rain will taper later tonight, however, isolated showers will still be possible Thursday morning and early afternoon. Rain totals will range from .25" to 1.0" along the coast and into the inland valleys. Higher elevations to the west will pick up 1 to 2".
Winds will remain sustained 15 to 25 through Thursday evening. Gusts will peak up to 35 to 45 mph off the coastal waters and for the western half of San Diego county (mountains and desert).
Waves will steadily increase as the core of the storm system approaches. Swells will peak out at 2 to 5 feet by Thursday morning, then drop back down to 1 to 3 feet Thursday evening.