San Diego County Readies for Cold Storm Bringing Rain and Snow to Region

A cold storm system will move into the area today and bring significant rain showers along with the possibility of snow in the mountains. The first significant showers are expected to start falling late Wednesday afternoon.

A slight break in the rainfall is expected Thursday morning ... then more significant showers are expected by Thursday afternoon. High temperatures will be 61 degrees at the beaches and inland ... 60 degrees in the western valleys ... 52 to 57 degrees near the foothills ... 45 to 52 degrees in the mountains and 64 to 69 degrees in the deserts.

Officials are urging people to take steps to protect their property. The city of San Diego offers up to 10 sandbags -- without sand -- per household at one location at each of the nine city council districts. A full list of the locations can be found HERE

Sandbags are also available at more than 50 other locations throughout the county in preparation for the wet weather. The sacks and sand with which to fill them are available at the following locations (members of the public are asked to bring their own shovels):

-- 4900 Bonita Road, Bonita;

-- 40080 Ribbonwood Road, Boulevard;

-- 405 Oak Avenue, Carlsbad;

-- 1800 Maxwell Road, Chula Vista;

-- 281 First Street, Coronado;

-- 320 Ocean Boulevard, Coronado;

-- 101 Grand Caribe Causeway, Coronado;

-- 400 Alameda Boulevard, Coronado;

-- 2240 Jimmy Durante Boulevard, Del Mar;

-- 1050 Vernon Way, El Cajon;

-- 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido;

-- 39431 De Luz Road, Fallbrook;

-- 865 Imperial Beach Boulevard, Imperial Beach;

-- 1587 Highway 78, Julian;

-- 8152 Commercial Street, La Mesa;

-- Lakeside River Park Conservancy, 12108 Industry Road, Lakeside;

-- 7853 Central Avenue, Lemon Grove;

-- 343 East 16th Street, National City;

-- 4927 Oceanside Boulevard, Oceanside;

-- 21610 Crestline Road, Palomar Mountain;

-- 16971 Highway 76, Pauma Valley;

-- 14212 Lake Poway Road, Poway;

-- 14038 Midland Road, Poway;

-- 3410 Dye Road, Ramona;

-- 24462 San Vicente Road, Ramona;

-- 201 Mata Way, San Marcos;

-- 9534 Via Zapador, Santee;

-- 28205 N. Lake Wohlford Road, Valley Center;

-- 35227 Highway 79, Warner Springs.

In addition, bags only -- no sand -- are available at the following sites:

-- 1364 Tavern Road, Alpine;

-- 5841 Highway 78, Borrego Springs;

-- 31577 Highway 94, Campo;

-- 29690 Oak Drive, Campo;

-- 24592 Viejas Grade Road, Descanso;

-- 9718 River Road, Descanso;

-- 17304 Highway 94, Dulzura;

-- 551 Harbison Canyon Road, El Cajon;

-- 17701 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido;

-- 9127 W. Lilac Road, Escondido;

-- 8709 Circle R Drive, Escondido;

-- 10308 Meadow Glen Way, Escondido;

-- 2383 Honey Springs Road, Jamul;

-- 14024 Peaceful Valley Ranch Road, Jamul;

-- 1255 Jacumba Street, Jacumba;

-- 10385 Sunrise Highway, Mt. Laguna;

-- 3210 Oceanside Boulevard, Oceanside;

-- 28850 Old Highway 80, Pine Valley;

-- 25130 Highway 94, Potrero;

-- 16310 Highway 67, Ramona;

-- 25858 Highway 78, Ramona;

-- 829 San Vicente Road, Ramona;

-- 37370 Montezuma Valley Road, Ranchita;

-- 1321 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos;

-- 1165 East Taylor Street, Vista;

-- 31049 Highway 79, Warner Springs.

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