Storm brings heavy rainfall, winds to Southern California
CAMARILLO, Calif. (KABC) -- A spring storm brought heavy rain and gusty winds to Southern California on Wednesday night.
Isolated showers hit early in the day in Ventura County, including Camarillo and Oxnard. However, the brunt of the spring storm did not arrive until late in the evening.
A half-inch to an inch of rain was expected to fall in most areas, with an inch-and-a-half possible in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service. There was also a chance of isolated thunderstorms.
Showers were expected to last through Thursday morning, possibly clearing up by 9 a.m.The wet spring is making up for our drier-than-normal winter. The seasonal rain total since last July is more than a half-foot below normal.
Earlier in the day, the impending rain storm did not deter some Ventura residents from taking a stroll along the beach.
"We love rain, we love the smell, we love the moisture it gives the Earth," said Carolyn Stewart of Ventura.
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