Los Angeles, CA – “The weather is very good,” said Jennifer Johnson, spokeswoman for the National Weather Service.
“This is not an extreme event.”
“This area is getting the least amount of precipitation,” Johnson said.
“The forecast is very sunny and a lot of rain is expected throughout the day.”
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Los Angeles and Orange counties in California have received an average of 7.5 inches of rain since January 6, 2017, compared to 4.9 inches in Los Angeles County in the same time period.
The city of Anaheim has received 3.5-inches of rain, while Orange County has received 2.7-inches.
Los Angeles is expected to get another 10 to 15 inches of precipitation in the coming days, while the rest of the area will see 4- to 6-inch totals.
Johnson said that Los Angeles will be experiencing the most heavy rainfall and snow in the area.
“We’re going to have a lot more rain and a LOT of snow, but there are no big storms,” she said.
As of Thursday, Los Santos, Orange, Ventura and Santa Ana counties had received 4.1 inches of snow.
Los Angeles County is experiencing the heaviest precipitation with 3.6 inches of rainfall, according to the NWS.
Johnson said the forecasted temperature and humidity will likely be a little lower on Thursday than expected, and some areas will see temperatures drop below freezing.
The forecast for the next two days will be slightly cooler and more humid, with more showers and thunderstorms expected for Thursday.