Get out those rain boots and umbrellas. Forecasters are expecting the biggest rainstorm since February to hit the Los Angeles area.
A Pacific Northwest weather system should bring heavy rains to Southern California starting Tuesday, according to the
The storm could produce snow at an elevation of 7,500 feet, she said.
Showers are expected to continue into Wednesday and Thursday, bringing much needed rain to
This would be the area's first major rainstorm since the end of February, when a three-day storm brought 4 inches of precipitation.
Since July 1, the start of the rain calendar, downtown L.A. has received less than half an inch of rain, said
The rain is not expect to put a dent in California's persistent drought, however.
"One storm is not a drought-buster," Patzert said. "But hopefully it is a small down payment and a preview of the coming attractions for the next few months."