Low pressure off the Southern California coast will draw subtropical moisture into the area with scattered rain showers continuing through this evening. Southwest winds gusting 10-20 mph with gusts to 40 mph at times. The snow level will remain above 8,000 feet, but could drop off to around 6,500 feet overnight with a few snow showers possible early tomorrow. Precipitation amounts will be relatively light with this storm, expecting generally under a quarter inch of rain and a dusting to an inch or two of snow. Things will clear out tomorrow afternoon with pleasant conditions through the end of the week. Daytime highs will hover around 50 degrees each day while overnight lows cool to the 20's. Attention quickly focuses on a new winter storm forecast to impact the region by the weekend. At this time, it looks like clouds and winds will increase late Friday with snow showers likely Saturday into Sunday. This could be a fairly strong storm and much colder with the snow level as low as 3,000 feet. Preliminary snowfall accumulations of 6-12 inches are possible, but the forecast will be fine-tuned as the week progresses. When traveling to the mountains during the winter months, be prepared for hazardous winter weather driving conditions, always plan ahead, and carry tire chains.