Dense fog advisory in place through 9 a.m.

Posted at 5:04 AM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 09:49:46-04

Fog is filling in over the Central Coast Wednesday morning, which has prompted a dense fog advisory. The advisory will be in place through 9:00 a.m. and will extend from the north coast region in San Luis Obispo County down to the Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara County. Drivers will want to keep their headlights on and increase the following distance between them and the car in front of them.

As for the rest of the forecast, Wednesday will be somewhat of a transitional day for the area. Clouds and stratus from the morning will likely linger into the early afternoon and temperatures will start to trend down. Daytime highs for the beaches will be right around the mid-60s for the next couple of days, while the coastal valleys will range from the low to mid-70s. Perhaps a more significant cool down will be over the inland valleys where temperatures will be around the 80s Wednesday but closer to the 70s on Thursday.

A trough of low pressure will make way over the state later Wednesday night, which will result in low clouds and drizzle through early Thursday morning. Cool and cloudy conditions will linger through Thursday before temperatures start to warm up for the weekend ahead.