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How wet was it? Depends on your location in Tri-Counties

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Rainfall amounts varied wildly throughout the Tri-Counties from the first Pacific storm of the season.

Parts of the Central Coast got drenched, while some areas on the South Coast ended up with zilch.

The first Pacific storm of the season brought some impressive rainfall totals for parts of the Central Coast, but little more that showers to the South Coast.

Lompoc had 2.27” of rain, San Luis Obispo 1.4”, and Gaviota 1.8” of rainfall during the last two days. But, Santa Barbara only had two hundredths of an inch of rain, and Ventura three hundredths.

The wettest spot in the region from the storm was Rancho San Julian, in the mountains southeast of Lompoc. It recorded more than 4.3” of rain. Point Conception had 2.24”.

The storm system is clearing the region Tuesday night. High pressure will mean more above average temperatures as we move into the weekend, with a heat wave expected to peak early next week.

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.