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One major storm gone, second coming to the Tri-Counties

Another major storm is headed to the Tri-Counties.

Most of the region had 1-3" of rain over the weekend: Storm arriving Tuesday could bring an additional 2-4".

One big storm is in the record books for the Tri-Counties, but another is on the way.

Last weekend’s storm dropped one to three inches of rain on much of the region. In Ventura County, Oxnard had 1.8” of rain, Camarillo 1.6”, Thousand Oaks 1.7”, and Santa Paula 1.7”

In Santa Barbara County, Lompoc had 1.1” of rain, Goleta 2.4’, and Carpinteria an even 2”. And, San Luis Obispo County had the highest totals. San Luis Obispo County had 3.5” of rain, and Arroyo Grande 3.4”. Rocky Butte, in the mountains of northwestern San Luis Obispo County, had an incredible 11.6”.

We could see scattered showers Monday. Tuesday, another major storm is moving into the region. Meteorologists say it could bring 2-4’ of rain to coastal and inland areas, and 3-6” for the mountains late Tuesday into Wednesday.

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.