San Diego Weather Radar Hourly: Inclement Weather Shelter Beds Activated Amidst Anticipated Rainfall
San Diego residents are bracing themselves for inclement weather as a strong storm is forecasted to bring rain across the region for much of Southern California on Monday into Tuesday. In response to the impending weather conditions, the San Diego Housing Commission and the city of San Diego have activated additional shelter space to assist the homeless population in seeking refuge from the adverse weather.
Father Joe’s Villages, located at Joan Kroc Center on 1501 Imperial Ave., is set to accommodate up to 61 adults, with an additional 11 beds allocated for families with minor children or single women. Check-in starts at 4 p.m., continuing through the night until full, with a check-out time at 5 a.m. Another option is the Paul Mirabile Center, also on 1501 Imperial Ave., offering space for up to 62 adults, with the same check-in and check-out timings. Living Water Church of the Nazarene on 1550 Market St. will accept up to 28 adults, with check-in available from 8-10 p.m. or until full, and a check-out time at 6:30 a.m. Additionally, the San Diego Rescue Mission on 120 Elm St. will provide shelter for up to 10 single women able to access top bunks, with check-in starting at 5 p.m. and continuing through the night until full, and a check-out time at 7 a.m.
The shelter bed program, typically operational during winter months, is activated when temperatures drop below 45 degrees, when the temperature is 50 or below with a 40% chance of rain, or during “exceptional weather conditions,” such as experiencing one or more inches of rain within a 24-hour period. The current weather forecast aligns with these criteria, necessitating the activation of additional shelter beds.
The weather forecast for San Diego County indicates a high chance of precipitation, with rain expected to persist throughout the day. The National Weather Service predicts a high near 58 degrees, with a south wind around 10 mph. There is a 90% chance of precipitation, and new precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible. As the day progresses, thunderstorms become a possibility after 10 a.m., with the potential for heavy rainfall. The southwest wind is expected to be 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. The chance of precipitation increases to 100%, and new rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch are possible. Rain is anticipated to continue into the late afternoon, with a high near 51 degrees and a chance of precipitation at 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. The likelihood of rain decreases in the evening, with mostly cloudy conditions and a high near 52 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 70%.
As San Diego prepares for adverse weather conditions, the activation of additional shelter beds serves as a crucial measure to protect the homeless population from the challenges posed by the impending storm. The collaboration between the San Diego Housing Commission, the city, and various shelter facilities demonstrates a proactive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of vulnerable individuals in the community. Stay tuned to the San Diego weather radar hourly updates for the latest information on the evolving weather conditions and potential impacts on the region.