More rains expected next week, potential for snow

More rains expected next week, potential for snowRain, accompanied by thunder and lighting, descends on the Indian Wells Valley Wednesday morning. According to China Lake Weather Officer Tamera Walters, the airfield logged only about .06 inch of precipitation, but weather stations around town reported as much as .2 inches. “In terms of our longterm forecast, most of the reading I’ve done suggests that rainfall this season will be average or maybe a little below. In the short term, forecast models are showing a likelihood of rain next Wednesday and Thursday,” she said — adding that the precipitation could even turn to snow. — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2019-11-22