Articles Tagged With ‘Weather’




Traffic accidents soar as rain hit the Central Coast

The storm that swept through the Central Coast on Saturday led to two accidents involving San Luis Obispo Fire department rescues. At about 7:30 p.m., a car crashed near the California Boulevard and Highway 101 off ramp, according to the... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles removing homeless from riverbed

Following the lead of Morro Bay and Grover Beach, the city of Paso Robles is kicking the homeless out of creek encampments. Paso Robles officials say the homeless must be evacuated from the Salinas Riverbed prior to an upcoming El... (Continue reading)

SLO County considering cloud seeding

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

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)

Flash flood warning issued for SLO County

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for all of San Luis Obispo County from 9:40 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service says the brunt of the storm is expected to be felt during a... (Continue reading)

Lompoc woman arrested for letting toddler freeze

Lompoc police arrested a 27-year-old woman after finding her one-and-a-half-year-old child barefoot with feet that had turned blue. The child was freezing, malnourished and dehydrated, police say. [KCOY] Officers responded to the corner of Ocean and I streets after a... (Continue reading)

Lightning sets Atascadero house on fire

Lightning struck near an Atascadero house, then traveled through electrical wiring into the garage, setting the 4600 San Vicente Avenue home on fire Wednesday morning. No one suffered any injuries as a result of the lightning strike or the fire.... (Continue reading)

Lightning strike shuts down SLO airport

Lightning struck the air traffic control tower at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport on Wednesday, destroying key navigational equipment. The airport is currently closed during nighttime hours. [KSBY] The lightning strike damaged the airport’s navigation system and caused... (Continue reading)

Wind knocks over Paso Robles mobile home

High winds have uprooted and turned upside down a mobile home in rural Paso Robles, according to Cal Fire. A person was inside the home at the time it tipped over, but Cal Fire did not receive any reports of... (Continue reading)

Storm brings crashes, outages and mudslide warnings

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)