Monday weather: Spring gets off to a rainy start

Posted March 20, 2017

Seven-day local weather forecast for March 19 through March 25 covers Cypress, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach, the JFTB, and the Naval Weapons Station.

Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Wednesday, along with a slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m. Winds could also gust as high as 28 miles per hour.

Monday Night: Overnight lows will dip down into the upper 50's and lower 60's. South, southwest wind 8 to 11 miles per hour becoming north in the afternoon.

Monday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a northeast wind 21 to 29 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 48 miles per hour.

Tuesday, a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.

Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning.

An arctic cold front will move through Tuesday night into Wednesday with isolated and scattered snow showers, below normal temperatures, and blustery conditions into mid week, the weather service reports. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

Friday, winds will shift west and be breezy at 20 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

Tuesday: Partly sunny with a high near 83.

Thursday: A chance of showers before 11am.

Thursday: Partly sunny with a high near 76. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

Saturday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny with a high near 73.