Many areas throughout the Central Coast saw below or close to below freezing temperatures overnight prompting a freeze warning alert at 2:40 a.m. It expired at 9 a.m.
A cold air mass moved into the region and with little to no wind activity the temperatures dropped quickly.
Some of the coldest spots on the Central Coast included: Paso Robles – 27 degrees, California Valley – 25 degrees, Atascadero – 27 degrees , Santa Ynez – 30 degrees, New Cuyama – 29 degrees.
San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande and Lompoc also hovered right around 31 degrees. With Santa Maria at 33 degrees.
LANE CLOSURE: The #1 lane (fast lane) of Northbound US-101 is closed between Santa Barbara Road and San Diego Way, in Atascadero, due to icy roads. Traffic backing up, but please be patient! Drive carefully. pic.twitter.com/hNaDZYHeOZ
— CHPTempleton (@CHP_Templeton) February 6, 2019
Our viewers were able to capture some of the spectacular beauty of the frost throughout the Central Coast this morning as it coated crops, cars, and flowers. Send us your photos using #beonksby.