First of multiple storms arrives Thursday in Southern California

The first in a series of storms arrived Thursday in Southern California, bringing rain, mudslides and road closures.

Forecasters said the peak of the storm would be from mid-morning into the evening hours.

Friday was expected to be partly cloudly with near-normal temperatures. A few light showers were possible near midnight, forecasters said.

After a brief break of the wet weather, a second storm was expected to arrive early Saturday bringing widespread rain and heavy mountain snow.

Lingering showers were possible through Monday night.

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