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Layer of frost greets Central Coast residents Wednesday morning

Posted at 9:09 AM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-06 18:11:26-05

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.

KSBY Photo – rural Arroyo Grande

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.

Courtesy: Brook Clark – Pozo

San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande and Lompoc also hovered right around 31 degrees. With Santa Maria at 33 degrees.

Courtesy: Nicole Carrasco – Arroyo Grande
As many roadways were still slick from the rain, it made for a difficult commute when it became icy especially for drivers in Northern San Luis Obispo County. There were nearly a dozen crashes in the Atascadero area.

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.

KSBY Photo – rural Arroyo Grande
Courtesy: Brook Clark – Pozo
KSBY Photo – Edna Valley