Rain in San Diego

Scattered Showers Linger Before Santa Ana Warm-Up This Week

After braving rain during Tuesday's morning commute, San Diego will be rewarded with breaking sun, and then Santa Ana winds that will warm up the county on the way to the weekend

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San Diego can expect to see some lingering scattered showers Tuesday morning before skies clear up to a warm-up due to a Santa Ana wind pattern later this week.

Rain showers began Monday evening and continued overnight, leaving roadways wet for Tuesday's morning commute.

NBC 7 Meteorologist Sheena Parveen said light to moderate rain could last through the afternoon, with some scattered showers continuing past that in the mountains and foothills.

Then, a warm-up begins.

"We could have a weak Santa Ana forming even into the weekend," Parveen said. "But the forecast looks pretty dry, pretty sunny and pretty comfortable all the way until the weekend."

NBC 7 Meteorologist Dagmar Midcap said winter rain and snow have helped all of California out of "Exceptional Drought," the worst stage of the state's drought monitor, and only a few patches of the state near Oregon remain in the penultimate "Extreme Drought" stage.

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