Articles Tagged With ‘rain’




Reservoir levels rising in SLO County

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While reservoir levels remain low in San Luis Obispo County, they are increasing noticeably as a result of this year’s rainfall. [KSBY] Lake Nacimiento has risen 16 feet since the beginning of January. Lake General Manager Mark Sandoval said he... (Continue reading)

SLO County storm knocks out power, downs trees

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Heavy rain and wind knocked over trees, power poles and power lines in San Luis Obispo County as an El Nino storm swept through the Central Coast over the weekend. Thousands of customers are still without power Monday morning as... (Continue reading)

SLO County considering cloud seeding

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At a hearing on water supply options for South County, a public works official said San Luis Obispo County staffers are looking into the possibility of increasing rainfall by cloud seeding. [Tribune] Cloud seeding is a type of weather modification... (Continue reading)

Storm causes rock slide, downs trees and power lines

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Following a weekend storm, parts of Highway 1 and Highway 41 are closed. A rock slide spilled onto Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero, and downed trees and power lines fell on Highway 1 in Grover Beach. [KSBY] The... (Continue reading)

Storm brings crashes, outages and mudslide warnings

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A storm that arrived in San Luis Obispo County this week has knocked out power, knocked over a tree and prompted warnings of mudslides. Several traffic accidents also occurred on Tuesday morning. [KSBY] PG&E has reported small power outages in... (Continue reading)

July storm sets SLO County records, knocks out power

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Record rainfall totals and power outages occurred across San Luis Obispo County over the weekend as rare July thunderstorms soaked the Central Coast. Paso Robles accumulated the most rainfall in the county, totalling 3.55 inches by Sunday evening, PG&E’s John... (Continue reading)

Storm floods Santa Maria fire station

A flood at a city emergency response station in Santa Maria during heavy rainfall on Thursday night as resulted in the temporary closing of the station, according to the city’s fire department. [KSBY] Firefighters are still responding to the storm... (Continue reading)

More drought relief headed to the Central Coast

Another round of storms is expected to sail through the Central Coast this week dropping between 3 to 5 inches of rain, according to AccuWeather. The rain slated to start falling on Thursday is expected to bring between 1 to... (Continue reading)

Significant rain expected this week

Weather forecasters say San Luis Obispo County is slated to get significant rain this week, and possibly an El Nino next year. A low pressure system is slated to bring rain to most of California on Wednesday with a possibility... (Continue reading)

Will Muslim prayer bring California rain?

More than 100 members of a California mosque gathered at Folsom Lake Saturday to pray for rain. Within minutes, sprinkles began to fall. [Fox 40] “We came out here today basically asking god to bless us with rain,” said Basma... (Continue reading)