The recent dry weather is expected to end Wednesday when a storm system, currently over the north Pacific, will make its way through Southern California, forecasters said.
"It doesn't look like a major storm," said John Sherwin, a meteorologist with WeatherData Inc., which provides forecast information to The Times. "Basically, it will be a day of rain and it's back to the dry pattern."
Today's morning lows in the Valley will be in the low 50s, giving way to sunny skies with a few high clouds and afternoon highs in the mid-70s to low 80s, Sherwin said.
Early morning lows today were expected to be 50 in Woodland Hills, 51 in Chatsworth and Van Nuys, and 52 in Burbank. Afternoon highs will be 80 in Woodland Hills, 79 in Chatsworth, 78 in Van Nuys and 77 in Burbank, said Sherwin.