SoCal weather: Nearly 2 years' worth of rainfall possible for part of region over the next week

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California will see a cold and wet Saturday as the first of several storms moves into the region.

Los Angeles and Orange Counties will see cloudy conditions and a high of 58 degrees as a quarter-inch of rain is expected. After some morning sunshine Sunday, the rain returns at night and it will continue through Monday.

The valleys and Inland Empire could see as much as a half-inch of rain Saturday. While Sunday will be mostly dry, another storm sweeps through the area Monday.

In the mountains, three to five inches of snow is expected Saturday. Monday's snowfall could reach 15 inches around the 4,000-foot level.

The weekend storms appear to be the beginning of an overall wetter trend, which could continue through the end of this month, CNN reports. The forecast for a possible storm every three to four days for the next two weeks could mean three to five inches of precipitation for the area which is experiencing extreme drought.

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