Rain or Shine, ShamROCK Plans Still On

Rain rolls in for St. Patrick's Day weekend

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    NEWSLETTERS

    San Diego won't be so lucky when it comes to the weather this St. Patrick's Day weekend.

    According to NBCSanDiego meteorologist Jodi Kodesh, after a clear, mostly sunny week, wet weather is expected to roll in this Friday, Saturday and Sunday and may linger into early next week.

    Storm to Hasten St. Patricks Day Celebrations

    [DGO] Storm to Hasten St. Patricks Day Celebrations
    A storm making its way through San Diego is expected to disrupt some business over the weekend, but Saturday's St. Patrick's Day celebrations will keep drinkers inside bars. (Published Saturday, Mar 17, 2012)

    Click here to watch interactive radar of San Diego's weather.

    The National Weather Service reports a "strong, cold Pacific storm system is expected to move slowly inland through Southern California Saturday through Monday."

    Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Tuesday Mar. 13, 2012

    [DGO] Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Tuesday Mar. 13, 2012
    Jodi Kodesh's Morning Forecast for Tuesday Mar. 13, 2012 (Published Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012)

    The storm will result in much cooler temperatures and possible periods of gusty West winds.

    The turn in the weather might put a slight damper on St. Patrick's Day festivities, particularly for San Diegans attending the outdoor "ShamROCK" block party in the Gaslamp Quarter.

    The organizers were pitching tents Saturday morning in preparation of the event, and said the celebrations would happen rain or shine.