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Storm drops more than 4" of rain on parts of Tri-Counties

A storm has dropped heavy rain on parts of the Central and South Coasts

Ventura County gets heaviest rainfall in region; Clearing for New Year's Eve.

A storm system hitting the Central and South Coasts is expected to leave the region Thursday night, but not before leaving some impressive rainfall totals in some areas.

As meteorologists had predicted, most of the storm bypassed San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. Rainfall amounts for those areas mostly between a quarter of an inch to inch.

The low pressure system off of Point Conception sent the heavy moisture into Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Oxnard has received 4” of rain, Camarillo 3.1”, Ojai 2”, and Westlake Village 3.5”. Agoura Hills had 4” of rain. Some parts of Los Angeles County received 5-7 inches of rain.

As the low shifts south, the rainfall will taper off as we move through Thursday evening. New Year's Eve will be dry, but chilly.

There has been some localized street flooding, but no debris flow or flooding issues have been reported.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.