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Snow falls on Central Coast mountains

Posted at 10:20 AM, Feb 05, 2019

It doesn’t happen often but it sure is beautiful.

As predicted, there’s snow on the mountain tops as you can see from this picture taken in Northern San Luis Obispo County. These pictures were taken from the Paso Robles Municipal Airport looking east towards the Temblor Mountain range in the Parkfield area.

Courtesy: Trisha Butcher

KSBY viewer Trisha Butcher sent us these photos Tuesday morning as the clearing of clouds unveiled a Central Coast version of a winter wonderland. (yes, we know that’s a bit of a stretch)

Courtesy: Trisha Butcher

The snow levels dropped to 2,000 feet overnight along with the temperatures and a Winter Weather advisory was issued in the mountains for both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.

Courtesy: Trisha Butcher

This winter weather advisory includes the Cuyama Valley. Portions of  Highway 166 could be impacted with as much as 1″ to 2″  of snow.

Chief Meteorologist Dave Hovde says, in some spots, there could be as much as 2″ to 4″ on Central Coast mountains.

Snow was also spotted atop Figueroa Mountain in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday.

Figueroa Mountain (KSBY photo)

And KSBY viewers shared their experiences with snow and hail throughout the Central Coast.

Posted by Adriane Twisselman on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Major hail storm in northern Atascadero right now! 🤗 #beonksby

Posted by Nicole Erbstoesser on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Snow in California Valley

Posted by Bri Mead on Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Light, scattered showers throughout San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties will continue through Tuesday.