Rain has been falling across Southern California this morning, and a wind advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for parts of Los Angeles County.
Long Beach has a 20% chance of showers before 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
A wind advisory for LA County’s beach areas in particular is in effect from noon today to 4 a.m. tomorrow morning. West winds from 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph are expected in Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Zuma Beach, LAX, Long Beach, Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica and Torrance.
A freeze watch is in effect in Lancaster, Palmdale and the Santa Clarita Valley from Thursday night until Friday morning. The possibility of mountain snow will increase today, with the Grapevine area of the Golden State Freeway in northern Los Angeles County possibly affected by tonight.
Temperatures are expected to be 10 to 20 degrees below normal today, accompanied by gusty west-to-northwest winds that could persist through Thursday night, and through Friday morning in some mountain and valley areas. Temperatures in Long Beach are expected to remain mild, with a high today of 65 degrees and a low tonight of 51, according to the NWS.
Staff editor Hayley Munguia contributed to this report.