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60+ mph winds recorded Wednesday morning, gusty conditions to continue

Posted at 10:31 AM, Feb 13, 2019

The Central Coast got received some moderate rain during the commuting hours Wednesday. Below is a look at local rainfall totals as of 10:15 a.m.

Rocky Butte: 0.47”
San Simeon: 0.27”
Cambria: 0.35”
Paso Robles: 0.02”
Santa Margarita: 0.08”
San Luis Obispo Reservoir: 0.23”
San Luis Obispo: 0.20”
Arroyo Grande: 0.20”
Pismo Beach: 0.14”
Nipomo: 0.12”
Santa Maria: 0.04”
Orcutt: 0.12”
Vandenberg Air Force Base: 0.03”
Lompoc: 0.12”
Las Cruces: 0.35”
Gaviota: 0.27”
Refugio Pass: 0.24”
Dos Pueblos: 0.13”
Isla Vista: 0.09”
Santa Barbara: 0.04”
Montecito: 0.02”
Summerland: 0.03”

This system is not only bringing moisture, but it’s packing a punch with the wind. According to the National Weather Service,  Lompoc Hills and Pt. Conception Lighthouse had 60+ mile per hour winds before 8:00 a.m. Other areas like Tepesquet reached 50 mph just after 4:00 a.m. and the Santa Maria Airport had winds close to 45 mph around 5:30 a.m.