Cooler temperatures — and maybe some showers — headed to SoCal this weekend.
The city could see the most significant rainfall since Sept. 8 with as many as 8 to 12 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Friday’s forecast calls for another chance of showers and thunderstorms beginning as early as 10 a.m. Saturday.
The high in Santa Ana on Sunday could top 90 degrees for the first time since Oct. 10, forecasters said.
Meanwhile, in Newport Beach, the low was expected to be in the upper 80s.
As of Sunday morning, the area had been under a wind advisory, which means a wind speed of 65 to 85 mph. A wind advisory means there is a small chance of wind-related danger.
But as of late Sunday morning, no reports of wind gusts in the area, and the winds were expected to be light, not gusting.
For Newport’s other forecasted highs, the high Saturday morning was 70 degrees. Saturday evening’s high was expected to top 80 degrees, and Sunday night’s high was expected to be in the upper 90s.
For Anaheim’s forecasted highs, the average low at 8 p.m. Saturday was expected to top 84, and the high Friday night was predicted to top 91. Monday morning’s high was expected to be in the high 80s.
A wind advisory is in effect for the cities of Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach until noon Saturday for a wind speed of 60 to 65 mph, and a wind advisory is in effect for the cities of Laguna Beach and Dana Point until 10 p.m. Saturday for a wind speed of 65 to 75 mph.
On the other hand, the city of Costa Mesa is under a wind advisory until 11:30 a.m. Saturday for a wind speed of 65 to 80 mph, and the city of Dana Point is under a wind advisory until 11 p.m. Saturday for a wind speed of 65 to 75 mph.
The wind advisory for Laguna Beach is in effect until 10 p.m. Friday.
For the cities of Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Laguna Niguel, gusty winds of less than 25 mph are forecasted for Friday.
At South Coast Plaza in Newport Beach, there were reports of two people who had to be hospitalized after being struck