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Multiple hazards, road closures reported as storm hits Central Coast

Central Coast rain totals
Posted at 4:14 AM, Jan 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-27 12:27:13-05

UPDATE (9:26 a.m.) - Caltrans reports Highway 1 in Guadalupe has reopened, but drivers are advised to use caution in the area.
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UPDATE (9:03 a.m.) - Highway 1 from Division Street to Thornberry Road is closed in Guadalupe due to flooding. Caltrans says a detour is in place at Division Street and Oso Flaco Lake Road.
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UPDATE (7:05 a.m.) – A truck was reported on its roof in a ditch off Los Osos Valley Road and West Foothill Boulevard in San Luis Obispo. The driver was said to be out of the vehicle and walking around before officers arrived.
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UPDATE (6:32 a.m.) - CHP is reporting 2-3 foot boulders in the road along the northbound lanes of Highway 1 near the Cayucos Drive offramp.
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UPDATE (6:18 p.m.) - Paso Robles Fire and Emergency Services says the city is seeing fallen trees and downed power lines during the storm.

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UPDATE (5:58 p.m.) - In the Avila Beach area, CHP is reporting a vehicle crashed along the northbound lanes of Highway 101 just south of the Avila Beach Drive offramp around 5:30 a.m. An ambulance was requested at the scene.

Shortly before 6 a.m., a crash along northbound Highway 101 just north of Highway 58 was reported when a vehicle reportedly hit the guardrail.

Lines are also reported to be down in Santa Margarita in the area of Highway 58 and I Street.
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ORIGINAL STORY: Steady rain continues to fall across the Central Coast Wednesday morning.

Wind gusts in some areas were reaching 66 mph by 4 a.m. with northern San Luis Obispo County already receiving nearly .25’’ of rain.

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At 4:42 a.m., the California Highway Patrol was responding to reports of a crash off northbound Highway 101 in the Santa Margarita area and a tree was down at Walnut Avenue and Poplar Street in Atascadero.

Roadway flooding was also being reported at Highway 58 and Parkhill Road in Santa Margarita.

In Guadalupe, a power outage power outage shortly after 4 a.m. was impacting more than 800 PG&E customers and other outages in Paso Robles, Cayucos, Atascadero, Creston and Orcutt were also reported.

Watch Daybreak on KSBY News at 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. for the latest on this winter storm and what to expect the rest of the day.