The next two days on the Central Coast will be wet ones. Rain models are showing that rainfall could reach areas of the North Coast in San Luis Obispo County between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. before the system moves south and covers most of the Central Coast. Around 6:00 p.m., the rain will intensify and could produce moderate showers for SLO County and northern Santa Barbara County.
The storm system will peak Wednesday night through Thursday morning and will continue to travel into Southern California. The potential for rockslides and debris flow remains for the Hill Fire Woolsey Fire burn scars in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Rainfall rates could be close to .50” of rain per hour.
This system could bring significant rainfall to the area. The beaches and coastal valleys could see .75”-1.5” of rain and the foothills and mountains could have around 1.5”-4” of rain.
Daytime highs will be in the 60s for much of the area and winds will be moderate and range from 15-25 miles per hour. On Thursday, winds will increase and gusts could reach close to 40 mph.