A spring storm arrived early Wednesday covering San Diego roads with rain.
Gusts reaching up to 73 mph prompted a high wind warning
Rain and winds arrived just in time for the evening commute.
A section of Interstate 80 in the Sierra Nevada reopened early Monday morning after it was closed due to blizzard conditions.
Surfers told NBC 7 that they’re hoping the stormy conditions this weekend don't bring too much wind which can affect the surf.
The next El Nino storm will “announce” its arrival, before bringing wind, rain and snow to San Diego.
A high surf advisory is in effect through the weekend. NBC 7's Vanessa Herrera has more on what to expect.
Meteorologists see signs that the super El Niño is weakening ever so slightly, but they caution months will pass before people in the Americas will feel it.
"This has never been done with a major El Nino," said senior NOAA scientist.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports a large increase in the number of flood insurance policies purchased in California in response to a rainy El Nino winter.
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