(dailynews.com) Expectations of enough rain to warrant flash-flood and debris-flow warnings in areas recently scorched by brush fires did not pan out by Wednesday evening, and forecasters now say that if significant rain hasn’t hit by Thursday night, then the weather will be mostly dry the next 10 days.

And if we do get rain this week, it’s expected to be light to moderate.

Blame it on a slower-than-average Pacific cold front coming from the coast of Alaska.

“We haven’t gotten any rain yet, because it is supposed to come because of a cold front moving through, and the cold front has been moving very slowly,” said Casey Oswant, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in San Diego.

The rain that was expected from the remnants of Hurricane Rosa also took a detour this week, mainly hitting Arizona and Nevada.

“The chance of rain will be pretty much gone Thursday night,” Oswant said.  “For the weekend, we are not seeing a chance of rain at this time.”

But temperatures are supposed to cool down over the weekend, dropping to the low to mid 70s, she said.

The weather service reported late Wednesday that showers were likely with possible thunderstorms before midnight on Wednesday in Lake Elsinore, but as of 10 p.m., no measurable rain had fallen there.

But in Los Angeles County, some areas received rain late Wednesday as storm cells moved through.

The National Weather Service early Thursday issued a flood advisory for the eastern San Gabriel Valley after rainfall of up to 0.6 inches was observed in a 15-minute period.

The weather service said flooding could affect the 10, 210 and 57 freeways in areas including San Dimas, Glendora, Pomona, West Covina, La Verne, Diamond Bar, Azusa, Claremont and Baldwin Park.