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Light overnight rainfall does not impact burn areas around and near Montecito

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Photo of Avila Beach by John Mehalco Photo of Avila Beach by John Mehalco

A cold rain system is making its way out of the Central Coast Tuesday morning.

Santa Barbara County was the main concern with this system, particularly near the Thomas Fire burn scar in Montecito, however, it didn't bring much rain. Areas like Carpinteria and Camino Cielo saw between .01’’ and .03’’ of rain.

Officials with Montecito  Fire Department say they didn't receive any calls overnight that were directly related to weather because the area did not receive much rain. 

Further north, Santa Maria had .17’’ of rain.San Luis Obispo County got the most rain out of this system. Atascadero received .20’’ and Paso Robles received .36’’.

Daytime highs will be in the mid to high 50s throughout most of the region with the exception of the interior valleys dipping into the high 40s.

As this system exits the area, there is potential for some light scattered showers Tuesday morning. Otherwise, there will be mostly clear skies throughout the afternoon. Winds will be mild Tuesday morning but will pick-up in the afternoon, however, will not reach advisory level.

A winter weather advisory still remains in place for Santa Barbara County and will expire at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday. There's still potential for some snow in the Santa Barbara County Mountains, including Cuyama Valley. Driving conditions could be dangerous and roads impacted include Interstate-5 and Highway 154. 

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