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Rain? It's on the way for the Tri-Counties

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Meteorologists say a significant winter storm is headed to the Central and South Coasts.

Meteorologists say storm could bring 1-2" of rain for coastal, inland areas and up to four inches in mountains.

Rain is on the way for the Tri-Counties. Meteorologists say a significant winter storm will hit the region this week.

The first rainfall could arrive on the Central Coast late Wednesday night, but Thursday is expected to be one of the wettest days of the week.

Coastal and inland areas could see one to two inches of rain, with two to four inches in the mountains. The latest computer models say the system will stick around for a few days, with showers possible through Sunday.

At this point, there are no warnings for flooding, or debris flows in brush fire burn zones in the region.

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.