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Freezing temperatures in the forecast through Wednesday morning

Posted at 5:18 AM, Feb 06, 2019

A cold air mass and the absence of overnight winds have caused temperatures to drop to freezing levels overnight. A freeze warning will be in place through 9:00 a.m. for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties as temperatures will stay between 30 and 35 degrees at least through 8:00 a.m. Along the Santa Barbara County south coast, a frost advisory will remain in place through 9:00 a.m. due to the near freezing temperatures.

Here’s a look at some of the overnight lows throughout the Central Coast:

Paso Robles: 27 degrees
San Luis Obispo: 31 degrees
Santa Maria: 33 degrees
Santa Barbara: 37 degrees
Lompoc: 37 degrees
Cuyama: 29 degrees
Santa Ynez: 30 degrees
Arroyo Grande: 31 degrees
California Valley: 25 degrees

Cayucos: 39 degrees

Along the coastline for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, a high surf advisory is in place through 4:00 p.m. Through the afternoon, breaking waves could range from 10 to 15 feet but will subside to six to eight ft. by the evening.

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As for daytime highs, temperatures are going to remain on the cooler side. Most of the Central Coast will range from the low to upper 50s, and it will stay close to that range at least through Friday.

By the end of the week, a cool upper low will move into the area and bring a chance of showers by Friday night. More rain is expected Saturday morning and another system from the north could trickle into Northern San Luis Obispo County Sunday morning. So far, rain totals for this weekend storm look to between .25’’-.75’’.