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More showers and cool temperatures Sunday

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Posted at 6:33 PM, Jan 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-24 01:28:42-05

The wet weather continued Saturday, as the first in a series of three storm systems moves through the area.

Click here for the 2-day rain totals.

Additional rainfall through Saturday night is expected to be generally .15" or less.

A stronger system starts Sunday afternoon, as a colder trough moves in.

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This system will drop snow levels and bring gusty winds.

Rainfall Sunday night into Monday is expected to be .15-.30", with mountain areas potentially seeing .60".

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Snow levels are expected to be around 3500-4000 ft Sunday night, then drop to around 1500 to 2500 ft Monday into Monday evening.

There will also be strong and gusty NW winds with this system Monday into Monday evening, with advisory-level gusts for many areas.

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With the expected snow and gusty winds, a Winter Storm Watch remains in effect for the Santa Barbara County mountains from late Sunday evening to late Monday evening. Potential impacts include wintry driving conditions and poor visibilities.

The storm will also bring dangerous conditions out on the water.

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These dangerous sea conditions have a history of vessel damage and loss of life and mariners should avoid them or remain in safe harbor until conditions improve.

Have a great day!