Daytime highs continue to trend down ahead of a slight chance of rain over the weekend

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Posted at 5:16 AM, Dec 11, 2020

As the week started out on the warmer side with above-average temperatures, the week is ending with cool, and in some cases below-normal, daytime highs.

For the morning commute, patchy fog has developed over coastal regions and coastal valleys. As 15-25 mile per hour northwesterly winds develop in the afternoon hours, skies should have an opportunity to be mostly clear Friday, particularly along Santa Barbara County's south coast.

Daytime highs at the coast will be cooler and closer to the upper 50s to low 60s, while most coastal and inland valley locations will be closer to the low to mid-60s range.

A series of storms over the Pacific Northwest could bring a slight chance of rain to the Central Coast. As clouds increase Saturday over the mountains and foothills in Santa Barbara County, it's possible there could be a slight chance of rain as well. If rain does make its way over the mountains, totals would stay under a tenth of an inch. A mild trough that will make its way over the Central Coast Sunday could also bring rain potential to northern San Luis Obispo County Sunday, but again, rain totals would be very light and close to one-hundredth of an inch.