Rain in the Forecast for New Year’s Eve in Southern California: Here’s What to Expect

A storm system brought rain to Southern California on Saturday, with the possibility of more showers on New Year’s Eve. While light to moderate rain could occur on Sunday afternoon, the system may move further south, potentially avoiding the Los Angeles area. However, it’s still advisable to have an umbrella on hand.

Conditions are expected to clear up by New Year’s Day, just in time for the Rose Parade. Another system is forecasted to arrive on Wednesday, bringing more rain to the region.

Temperatures are expected to be in the low 60s in Los Angeles and Orange counties, with light showers possible in the afternoon. The valleys and Inland Empire will also see similar conditions with a high of 59 degrees. Additionally, a high surf warning is in effect until 2 a.m. Monday, with beach communities likely to experience 10-15 foot waves on Sunday.

Mountain areas will be cloudy and cold, with a high of 43 and a few inches of snow at elevations over 5,500 feet. The deserts can expect a high of 55 with evening showers.

For the latest weather updates, residents are encouraged to download the ABC7 Los Angeles app and turn on push notifications. Additionally, they can use the free Accuweather app for weather alerts.

The article also includes a 7-day forecast for the Los Angeles/Orange County, Valleys/Inland Empire, Beaches, Mountains, and Deserts regions, as well as images displaying the forecast for each area.


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