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San Diego County storms brought varying amounts of rainfall; five inches for Fallbrook

SAN DIEGO - The storms that hit San Diego County this week brought varying amounts of rainfall to the region, from 3.3 inches at Lindbergh Field to 11.5 inches in Warner Springs, according to the National Weather Service. Fallbrook measured 5.0 inches.

The totals are from 10 a.m. Sunday through 8 a.m. today.

The 3.3 inches that fell at Lindbergh Field over the past week was more than a third of the total recorded for all of last year, which was 9.1 inches, said NWS meteorologist Noel Isla.

The heaviest rain fell in the mountains, where Oak Grove recorded 10.1 inches; Mount Laguna, 9.9 inches; Palomar Mountain, 8.9 inches; Julian, 8.5 inches; and Descanso, 8.3 inches.

In the coastal areas, Encinitas recorded to 5.5 inches; Brown Field, 3.4 inches; Chula Vista, 3.7 inches; Pacific Beach, 4.1 inches; Oceanside airport, 4.2 inches; Carlsbad airport, 4.3 inches; Miramar, 4.7 inches; and Montgomery Field, 5.1 inches.

Inland, Mount Woodson had a total of 7.2 inches of rain for the week; Potrero, 6.7 inches; Ramona, 6.4 inches; Valley Center, 6.4 inches; Rancho Bernardo, 6.2 inches; Alpine, 5.8 inches; La Mesa, 3.8 inches; Santee, 3.7 inches; and Borrego Springs, 4.8 inches.

The weather is supposed to be sunny and clear on Sunday, but another storm is expected Tuesday night into Wednesday that could bring another three-quarters of an inch of rain along the coast to 3 inches inland, according to the Weather Service.

 

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