Calm weather will continue through Monday afternoon with light winds and temperatures just below normal.
An atmospheric river is bringing wet conditions to northern California and the southern end of the storm system is expected to reach San Luis Obispo County by Tuesday. There’s a slight chance northern San Luis Obispo County will see showers by Monday evening.
Did we mention rain for this week? Here's a look at storm amounts from Tue to Wed night across SW CA. Main impacts for the central coast and especially SLO Co coastal hills. Another storm is likely next weekend. #BePrepared #CAwx #LARain pic.twitter.com/pbphPkNETl
— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) February 24, 2019
Most of the impact for Tuesday morning’s storm will be for the SLO County coastal hills. Over one inch of rain will likely fall in a six-hour period before sunrise.
Tuesday night into Wednesday, some tree damages and power outages will be possible. Most areas will see rain on Wednesday with about 0.50” or greater.
Snow levels will rise about 7,000 feet when the precipitation reaches higher mountains Wednesday.
Gusty south winds will likely hit the Central Coast on Wednesday, with the possibility of wind advisories being issued.
The remnants of the storm system will remain over southwest California on Thursday, keeping the chance of showers around.