Articles Tagged With ‘rain’

More than 7 inches of rain fell in parts of SLO County. How much fell in your area?

By KAREN VELIE An atmospheric river storm hit San Luis Obispo County on Saturday morning, with heavy rains causing flooding in some areas. While Rocky Butte near San Simeon received more than 7 inches, Shandon received only 1.20 inches of... (Continue reading)

More than 4 inches of rain fell in parts of SLO County. How much fell in your area?

By KAREN VELIE An atmospheric river storm pushed through San Luis Obispo County over the past three days, with heavy rain causing flooding in coastal areas. While portions of the coastal areas received more than 4 inches, Shandon received only... (Continue reading)

Hurricane Hilary could bring rain to California’s Central Coast

By KAREN VELIE A hurricane traveling up the coastline of Mexico could bring rain to the Central Coast this weekend. Early Thursday morning, Tropical Storm Hilary became Hurricane Hilary. It is projected to become a Category 3 hurricane before it... (Continue reading)

Flood watch and wind advisories issued for San Luis Obispo County

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County will be under a flood watch and wind advisory from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday morning because of a heavy storm system expected to drench the county in rainfall, according to the National Weather... (Continue reading)

Rain and cooler temperatures coming to the Central Coast

By KAREN VELIE Following a warm and dry holiday weekend, temperatures are dropping and rain is returning to the Central Coast on Tuesday. An atmospheric river is expected to bring between .5 to 5 inches of rain to San Luis... (Continue reading)

Crashes, flooding and downed trees in SLO County

The latest storm is wreaking havoc on roadways in San Luis Obispo County Friday morning. At least one serious collision occurred, and flooding and downed trees are impeding traffic. A vehicle rolled over on northbound Highway 101 south of the... (Continue reading)

Flooding, downed trees and car crashes in rainy SLO County

The California Highway Patrol incident report board is lighting up Tuesday morning as heavy rain and flooding are causing numerous collisions in San Luis Obispo County. Also, wind gusts are reaching nearly 40 mph in some locations. Shortly after 9... (Continue reading)

Flood soaks Old Towne Nipomo homes

A recent storm flooded multiple houses in Old Towne Nipomo, soaking the homes with water and mud. Residents in the area are blaming San Luis Obispo County for the flooding, arguing it never would have occurred had workers cleaned out... (Continue reading)

Floods, mudslides impede SLO County traffic

Floods, mudslides and rockslides shut down several San Luis Obispo County roads Sunday, causing problems for drivers but bestowing one man the opportunity to surf down the street in Grover Beach. Over the past 24 hours, San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Reservoir levels rising in SLO County

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)