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Chance of rain, clouds during Sunday’s Super Blood Wolf Moon

Posted: 4:28 PM, Jan 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-21 03:02:11-05

A weak cold front will move over the Central Coast Sunday afternoon, bringing increased cloud coverage and possible rain.

Patchy clouds and chance of rain Sunday evening into early Monday morning.
Patchy clouds and chance of rain Sunday evening into early Monday morning.

The overcast conditions could affect the view of the Super blood Wolf Moon, a rare total lunar eclipse happening from 8:41 p.m. to 9:43 p.m.

The total lunar eclipse happens from 8:41 p.m. to 9:43 p.m. Sunday evening.
Clouds coverage could block the view of the Super Blood Wolf Moon for many people on the central coast when it enters a total lunar eclipse.
Clouds coverage could block the view of the Super Blood Wolf Moon for many people on the central coast when it enters a total lunar eclipse.

There is a chance of rain along the Central Coast Sunday evening into Monday morning, along with possible snowfall in the Ventura and Los Angeles County mountains.

This cold front will bring strong northerly winds Sunday evening into Monday and Tuesday, prompting a Wind Advisory in Santa Barbara County.

Winds could range from 20-30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in more wind prone areas such as the I-5 corridor and Highway 154 near the Santa Ynez Mountains.

This could make for dangerous driving conditions for people traveling on the MLK holiday.

A Beach Hazard Statement for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties is still in place until January 22 at noon with elevated surf of 6 to 8 ft.

Temperatures will hover in the low to mid-60’s Sunday and Monday, but there will be warming trend the rest of the week.

Temps are expected to remain above normal with highs in the 70’s possibly reaching 80 in some places during the later half of the week.