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By Miriam Raftery

January 2, 2017 (San Diego’s East County) – You may want to keep your umbrella handy. Light showers are forecast for late Wednesday through Thursday, with heavier rainfall expected starting Saturday and continuing until Monday in a wet start to the New Year.

This storm is not expected to bring more snow to San Diego County mountains, according to National Weather Service forecasters Stephen Harrison and Joe Dandrea.

The last three months of 2016 proved wetter than normal across southern California, particularly during December.  San Diego’s international airport received 1.79 inches more than normal from October to December, while the Ramona Airport in East County got 2.88 inches more than normal during the same time period.

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