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More rain is on the way for the Central Coast

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Posted at 11:49 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 14:49:36-04

The Central Coast experienced a rainy morning. According to the National Weather Service, rainfall rates were up to .60'' per hour in Arroyo Grande and Oceano early Monday.

Flood advisories are in place for both counties through the early afternoon. For Santa Barbara County, the flood advisory covers the following areas until 12:45 p.m.: Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Lompoc, Montecito, Santa Ynez, Carpinteria, Solvang, Summerland, Isla Vista, Cuyama, Goleta, Guadalupe, Orcutt and Los Alamos.

For San Luis Obispo County, the advisory will remain in place through 12:30 p.m. for San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Morro Bay, Pismo Beach, Atascadero, Arroyo Grande, Nipomo, Cambria, Cuyama, Grover Beach, Guadalupe, Cayucos, Baywood-Los Osos. and Templeton.

Both coutnies will likely experience roadway flooding, which have already been reported by local California HIghway Patrol officers.

As a reminder to drivers, it is advised to not drive through flooded roadways.

Here's a look at the most recent rainfall totals for the Central Coast:

San Luis Obispo County:

San Simeon: 1.02''

Cambria: 0.34''

Paso Robles: 1.44''

Templeton: 1.26''

Santa Margarita: 1.89''

San Luis Obispo: 1.89''

Baywood: 1.18''

Pismo Beach 0.91''

Arroyo Grande: 2.26''

Oceano: 1.50''

Nipomo: 1.54''

Lopez Dam: 1.62''

Santa Barbara County :

Guadalupe: 0.98''

Santa Maria: 1.31''

Orcutt: 1.46''

Vandenberg AFB: 1.73''

Lompoc: 0.93''

Los Alamos: 1.72''

Los Olivos: 1.51''

Santa Ynez: 1.47''

Solvang: 1.69''

Cachuma Lake: 2.10''

Gaviota: 1.03''

Dos Pueblos: 1.93''

Goleta: 1.07''

Isla Vista: 1.05''

Santa Barbara: 0.93''

Montecito: 1.49''

East Camino Ciello: 3.18''