Articles Tagged With ‘Weather’




SLO County mudslides, electric outages and road closures

Heavy rainfall and wind in San Luis Obispo County resulted in mudslides, downed trees, road closures and power outages Wednesday night and Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Over the last 24 hours, about .5 to 3 inches of rain have... (Continue reading)

Rains help firefighters battle Camp Fire

The rains that swept across the area have helped firefighters extinguish the deadly Camp Fire, officials said Friday.The Camp Fire is 95 percent contained. [Cal Coast Times] Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the Camp Fire charred 153,336 acres.... (Continue reading)

Did Death Valley set the world’s record for hottest month?

Death Valley has tentatively set the world record for the hottest month ever, breaking its own mark from a year ago. [Cal Coast Times] In July, Death Valley recorded an average temperature of 108.1 degrees. That eclipsed the previous record... (Continue reading)

SLO falls short on addressing climate change

OPINION by DAVID BRODIE and ALLAN COOPER Since San Luis Obispo’s City Council hired a sustainability coordinator and formed a Green Team, we have not seen the city initiate one new prescriptive or incentivized mitigation affecting the built environment that... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police warned homeless of danger, most didn’t listen

Crews rescued 10 people from the Salinas River in Paso Robles on Thursday, after earlier warning approximately 25 people who live there to leave. Most of the homeless living along the river ignored the warnings. [Cal Coast Times] A CHP... (Continue reading)

7 people rescued from waterways in Paso Robles and Avila Beach

Rescue personnel pulled at least five people out of the Salinas River in Paso Robles on Thursday. [KSBY] Authorities have yet to say how the individuals ended up in the river. However, emergency officials have been warning homeless people camped... (Continue reading)

Heavy rains headed to the Central Coast

San Luis Obispo County is expected to received four to eight inches of rain between Tuesday and Thursday, and similar totals are predicted in Santa Barbara County, prompting fresh evacuation warnings. [Cal Coast Times] PG&E’s John Lindsey stated in a... (Continue reading)

Popular Pismo Beach campground closed for most of winter

As with Morro Bay State Park, Pismo State Beach’s North Beach Campground is losing thousands of dollars in revenue as a result of the flurry of storms this winter. [KSBY] The North Beach Campground has been closed to visitors since... (Continue reading)

Storm deals Morro Bay State Park financial blow

In the aftermath of recent storms, Morro Bay State Park has remained closed to visitors for more than a week. As a result, 295 campsite reservations have been canceled, and the park has has lost about $36,000 in revenue. [KSBY]... (Continue reading)

Is SLO County manipulating average rainfall totals?

By KAREN VELIE Going by San Luis Obispo County’s average rainfall numbers, most of the county failed to reach average precipitation in the 2015/2016 rainy season. And with the county’s ever changing average rainfall numbers, much of the county is... (Continue reading)