Rain and Powerful Winds Arrive in L.A. County

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Light rain was falling across Los Angeles on Wednesday evening -- but it won't be around long.

Storm clouds drop rain on the Los Angeles area on Jan. 5, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Storm clouds drop rain on the Los Angeles area on Jan. 5, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Scattered rain will continue into Thursday morning before the skies clear up.

Forecasters are expecting a quarter-inch to a half-inch of rain along the coast and valleys. The foothills and mountains could get up to 2 inches of rain. Two to four inches of rain are expected in elevations about 7,000 feet.

Powerful winds topping 65 mph could blow through the mountains as well as the Antelope Valley on Wednesday night.

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