(AP) – Commuters are experiencing slick roads as the edge of a storm brings scattered showers and drizzle to Southern California after inundating the northern part of the state with heavy rain and snow.

The storm weakened as it moved south early Monday, though beachgoers are warned of powerful surf and rip currents.

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The rain is expected to taper off later in the day, with warm, dry weather predicted for the rest of the week.

Northern California saw rivers and creeks swell and flood risk rise over the weekend. The National Weather Service says more than 7 inches of rain fell during a 72-hour period in Pescadero Creek in San Mateo County.

Downtown San Francisco received 3 inches of rain during the same period.

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More than a foot of snow fell in the Sierra Nevada, and up to 3 feet is expected in the higher elevations through Monday.

Powerful surf and rip currents will make for dangerous swimming and surfing along the Southern California coast.

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The National Weather Service said Monday that waves up to 9 feet will pound many beaches for most of the day.

A storm that dumped heavy rain and snow in Northern California is bringing scattered showers and drizzle to the southern part of the state.

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