Rain or Shine, ShamROCK Plans Still On

Rain rolls in for St. Patrick's Day weekend

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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.

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."

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.

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