Storm on the way for the Central and South Coasts, but moving slower than expected
Rainfall between 1" and 3" possible for coastal, inland areas; mountains could see 4".
A storm system headed towards the Central and South Coasts is moving slower than expected.
The Central Coast could see some light rainfall Tuesday night. But, it now looks like it will be Wednesday afternoon to evening before the main body of the storm arrives. It means it could be early Thursday before Ventura County is hit.
One to three inches of rain is predicted for coastal and inland area, with possibly up to four inches in the mountains.
Meteorologists say they don’t expect to see heavy, concentrated rainfall which could cause issues in Santa Barbara County’s Alisal brush fire burn zone.
The rain will move on Friday, but another, smaller system could bring another inch of rain over the holiday weekend.