Rainfall, thunderstorm chances continue into Monday

Posted at 5:12 PM, Apr 05, 2020

Sunday was quite the soggy day for the Central Coast, with several areas already seeing over .25" inches of rain before 4 p.m.

You can track rainfall totals for San Luis Obispo County here.

You can track rainfall totals for Santa Barbara County here.

The rain is going to intensify as we head into Sunday night, making us on track for unseasonable amounts of rain.


Rain and mountain snow is moving across the region through Monday, with lingering showers possible through Thursday!

The chances of thunderstorms continues all the way into Tuesday, with snowfall on major passes by Tuesday morning.

Strong and gusty south to south-east winds bring enhanced rain to south facing foothills and mountains.

Rainfall totals through Tuesday are expected to range from 1-2 inches for the coastal/valley areas with 1.5-3 inches in the foothills and mountains.

With thunderstorm activity, rain rates could be higher than .75" per hour!

These rainfall totals create potentials for urban flooding as well as minor mud and debris flows.

Temperatures are falling as this system makes it way through.

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We are expecting sunny skies by next weekend!

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Stay safe out there!