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24-hour rainfall totals for the Central Coast

Posted at 5:45 AM, Feb 04, 2019

Scattered showers will continue across the area Monday, as well as windy conditions. Over the next 24 hours, the Central Coast could see anywhere from .5”-1” of rain and Santa Barbara’s south coast could receive 1”-2”. Heavier rainfall rates will be possible for the mountains where totals could range from 2”-3”.

The National Weather Service indicated rain rates throughout the area ranged from .25”-.4” within an hour Monday morning, which resulted in a Flood Advisory for the coastal valleys and beaches in San Luis Obispo County. This means roadways and low lying areas could be flooded during the morning commute. The advisory will expire at 8:00 a.m.

The heaviest rainfall is expected during the morning hours and will continue through 11 a.m. Rain rates will stay between .25” and .5” per hour.

Here are the latest rainfall totals as of 9:30 a.m.:

Rocky Butte: 1.39”
San Simeon: 0.39”
Cambria: 0.20”
Paso Robles: 0.24”
Templeton: 0.79”
Santa Margarita: 1.22”
Los Osos: 0.91”
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo: 0.67”
San Luis Obispo: 0.86”
Pismo Beach: 1.03”
Arroyo Grande: 0.98”
Lopez Dam: 1.28”
Nipomo South: 0.47”
Santa Maria: 0.43”
Orcutt: 0.56”
Vandenberg AFB: 0.52”
Burton Mesa: 0.33”
Los Alamos: 0.55”
Santa Ynez: 0.87”
Solvang: 0.62”
Buellton: 0.58”
Gaviota Coast: 0.77”
El Capitan: 0.45”
Refugio Pass: 1.14”
Goleta Water District: 0.96”
Isla Vista: 0.46”
Santa Barbara City College: 0.28”
Santa Barbara City Flood Control Office: 0.73”
Cold Springs: 1.14”
Montecito: 0.25”
Summerland: 0.57′
Carpinteria: 0.82”

Photo by Teri Hunter

A wind advisory will remain in place through 3:00 p.m. Monday as gusts could reach 40 miles per hour.