Heavy rain returning to SoCal this week

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The biggest storm of the season is heading to Southern California this week.

A big rainstorm is hitting Southern California this week and burn areas have been warned to expect flooding.

The rain will first hit the northern part of the region in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties Tuesday. It will get heavier on Wednesday and the heaviest downpours are likely Thursday.

By Wednesday, Los Angeles and Orange counties should expect to see 1-2 inches of rain, and possibly 2-4 inches on Thursday, with temperatures remaining in the 60s.

The valleys and Inland Empire will see similar patterns, with 2-3 inches of rain on Wednesday and 4-6 on Thursday.

Coastal areas could see rain start late Tuesday, with 2-4 inches on Wednesday and 2-3 inches on Thursday.

Mountains will also see intense rain, with some snow only at the higher elevations.

Deserts could see some rain Wednesday and up to an inch by Thursday, with temperatures in the 60s.

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