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1769 - Portolá expedition crosses Newhall Pass at Elsmere Canyon, camps at Chaguayanga village (Rye Canyon/Castaic Junction). [story]
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An approaching storm system will bring rain and mountain snow to Southwest California late Thursday into Friday, with another disturbance keeping unsettled weather over the region later Friday through Saturday.

Moderate to occasionally heavy rain will be possible at times, especially Thursday night into Friday morning, along with gusty south to southwest winds. Showers with lighter rain will then linger Friday afternoon through Saturday.

Rainfall totals through Saturday are expected to range from 0.75 to 1.25 inches for the coast and valleys, and 1.50 to 3.00 inches for the foothills and mountains. The highest amounts will be across south and southwest facing coastal slopes.

Snow levels will be mainly above 5500 feet through Friday then drop to as low as 4500 feet by early Saturday. Total snowfall of 12 inches or more through Saturday will be possible in the mountains above 7000 feet, with 6-12 inches from 6000 to 7000 feet.

Potential impacts will include a possibility of minor to moderate debris flows in and near recent burn areas, localized flooding of low-lying areas, and wintry driving conditions in the higher mountains. The widespread rain will also bring slick roads and delays for commuters, especially Friday morning.

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