The first rainfall of the season fell on parts of San Diego County Thursday morning, hitting Oceanside the hardest with .74 of an inch recorded at the airport while dusting .36 of an inch on Poway, with more rain possible tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
The showers were scattered, with weather stations in Rancho Bernardo, La Mesa and Santee recording no measurable rain, according to the NWS.
Rain may linger into Friday morning but the skies are expected to clear, leaving behind sunshine and warmer temperatures for the weekend.
The National Weather Service forecast for Poway:
Thursday afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Thursday night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.