Mild conditions Monday ahead of rain Tuesday and Wednesday

Posted at 6:32 AM, Oct 01, 2018


Some mild conditions will kick-off the week before light rain will pass through the area Tuesday and Wednesday.
Daytime highs for the inland valleys will be in the low to mid-80s with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures in the coastal valleys will be slightly cooler and range from the low to upper 70s with foggy skies in the morning before the sunshine becomes widespread by the afternoon hours. Along the coast, conditions will be in the mid-60s to low 70s with some overcast skies in the morning ahead of the clearing. A high surf advisory remains in place through Tuesday morning as high tides could be between 5 and 5 ½ feet.

Rain is in the forecast Tuesday and Wednesday. Right now, models are showing that there could be anywhere from .10” up to .80” of rain. The system is expected Tuesday afternoon but will become more widespread on Wednesday before exiting the area Thursday morning. Recent burn areas in Santa Barbara County are still of concern as this system passes through the area, however, according to Santa Barbara County OEM, the rain intensity does not look like it will reach a level that could cause debris flow.

Rain potential is changing each day, so be sure to stay with KSBY for the latest on storm coverage.