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Yesterday's Boring Drizzle May Be A Prelude To More Stupid Rain

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Well, El Niño has been a little underwhelming so far, with just a half-inch of rain yesterday - no dreaded mudslides and definitely no welcome drought relief. But Christmas week brings a couple more chances for precipitation in Southern California.

On Tuesday, the National Weather Service puts the chance of rain around 20%, and then there's another possibility of rain on Thursday. So if you're dreaming of a wet Christmas, your dreams might come true.

As far as temperatures go, the L.A. basin will get as low as 42 degrees on Christmas, while the valleys will dip even lower, to 38. Make sure your doggy has a lil sweater so it doesn't get too cold and start shivering!

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Photo by Benjamin G. Levy via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr
If you like the cold and you're gonna go shred the gnar powder in the local mountains, Big Bear Lake will get as low as 24 this week, with snowfall ranging between dusting and showers possible throughout the week. So make sure you bring chains for your tires, brah!